Jules Dassin
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Blogs // 1 Articles

A Little Ominous Noir Music Makes Jules Dassin's 'Rifif' Nearly Perfect
23 Feb 2014 // 8:10 PM

This benchmark of the heist genre shows that for the criminal, elegance and brutality go hand-in-hand, never more vividly depicted than in this tightly structured ode to Paris.

Brute Force (1947)
17 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

The inability of the filmmakers to deliver any kind of lasting victory for the inmates with whom the audience identifies forces the movie down particularly dark cul de sacs.


'Phaedra': May/December (or at least September)
16 Sep 2011 // 7:00 AM

The Greeks have a word for it.

//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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