John Wells
Reviews // 9 Articles
News // 1 Articles

Comics Go Psychedelic, Then Dark…
23 Sep 2014 // 1:00 AM

The most tumultuous and varied era of comics is chronicled with balance and aplomb in American Comic Book Chronicles: 1965-69.

The Pressure Cooker of 'August: Osage County' Explodes with Talent
7 Apr 2014 // 8:15 PM

During a brittle August, the battle for familial control flares when Barbara confronts her iron-willed mother in the aftermath of a family crisis. If only they didn’t have to be so loud about it.


Bradley Cooper's 'Burnt' Seems a Little Half-Baked
30 Oct 2015 // 3:20 AM

Without enough meat on the bones of this story, it’s just not as satisfying as it could be.

//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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