Kimberly Peirce
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The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - October 2013
4 Oct 2013 // 1:34 AM

October sees the arrival of several Oscar contenders, including the story of astronauts trapped in space, a free man sold into slavery, an American boat captain vs. Somali pirates, and another skipper alone against the elements. Toss in the usual commercial suspects and you've got quite a movie month.


'Carrie's' Mother Loves Her, and So Proceeds to Save Her by Destroying Her, Slowly
18 Oct 2013 // 2:20 AM

As mom holds a large gleaming knife over her infant, gooey little Carrie opens her eyes and re-seals her own terrible fate.

6 Aug 2008 // 4:59 PM

Realism doesn't make a better movie, just a more sensitive one.


'Boys Don't Cry' director changes course with Iraq War drama 'Stop-Loss'
23 Mar 2008 // 9:07 PM

There wasn't much on director Kimberly Peirce's resume to suggest she would be the ideal filmmaker to take a shot at making an Iraq War

//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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