Harry Shapiro
Reviews // 1 Articles

Shooting Stars: Drugs, Hollywood, and the Movies by Harry Shapiro
12 Apr 2004 // 7:00 PM

One of the weaknesses of this otherwise very readable history is Shapiro's decision not to look at the metaphorical function of illegal drugs in movies. He is altogether too literal.

//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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