Jon Avnet
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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008
8 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Righteous Kill
4 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM

This movie boasts a tired and generic script and achieves a weird sort of harmonic convergence of forgetablilty.

'Righteous Kill': Attacked on All Sides
11 Sep 2008 // 9:46 PM

Righteous Kill uses Karen (Carla Gugino) both to critique the male cops' sense of self-righteousness and be the victim.


'Kill' is Substandard Suspense
11 Sep 2008 // 4:00 PM

Sometimes, an excess of talent can lead to very little in evidence. Put another way, you can overload a film with artistic aspirations, failing to

//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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