John Irvin
Reviews // 3 Articles

Eeny Meeny Miney Moe... 'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'
1 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

Like it or not, the 1979 BBC version of Tinker Tailor Solider Spy with Alec Guinness will forever be compared to the 2011 feature film with Gary Oldman. But which one is better?

Spite in the Afternoon: 'Hemingway’s Garden of Eden'
16 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

There is no bullfighting in Hemingway’s Garden of Eden. Instead, people gore each other in the hot afternoon with sharp words, cruel looks and savage laughs.

//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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