John Luessenhop
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2010 Summer Movie Preview - August
5 May 2010 // 4:00 PM

We round out our summer preview with the August releases, a rather dim bunch unfortunately. Will Edgar Wright save us from summer movie hell with the new Michael Cera vehicle?


No Texas, No Chainsaw, No Massacre: The True Links in the Chain
4 Feb 2013 // 4:30 PM

With Texas Chainsaw 3D's release, the question of what the "True Story" (if any) really was, is catching the buzz, again.


'Takers': Take Care of the Real Stuff
26 Aug 2010 // 10:07 PM

Takers early on winds itself into a kind of generic knot and never gets loose from it.

Lockdown (2000)
11 May 2003 // 7:00 PM

The trouble that accompanies them is not of their own making -- it's a function of being young, black, 'in the wrong place' by definition.

//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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