Gillian Armstrong
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles

Little Women: Brilliant Book, Flawed Film
2 Dec 2009 // 3:01 PM

A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.


Charlotte Gray (2001)
10 Jan 2002 // 8:00 AM

... challenges the national ideologies, nostalgia and idealization that have become so commonplace in popular cultural imaginings of the 'great war'.

Charlotte Gray (2001)
10 Jan 2002 // 8:00 AM

The obvious reason for the glut of overly celebratory WWII films of the past few years is nostalgia for a time in American life when things like international politics and warfare were clear-cut.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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