Joseph Ruben
Reviews // 2 Articles

The Stepfather (1987)
4 Nov 2009 // 2:00 PM

Unlike Freddy Krueger or Jason Voorhees, the monstrous title character of The Stepfather is both plausible and a rich metaphor.

The Forgotten (2004)
22 Sep 2004 // 7:00 PM

In The Forgotten, the ethical terms are laid out: it's good to remember, fervently, and it's weak and bad to forget.

//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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