Laurence Olivier
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American Film Theatre
17 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

In what might be called the curse of Chekhov, the common setting is a living room, the common characters a family, and the common dynamic a stew of bitter backbiting and recrimination that ultimately gives the lie to Tolstoy, because here each unhappy family seems perfectly alike.


Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Boar? 'Richard III'
30 May 2013 // 9:10 PM

O glorious restoration! Laurence Olivier's eye-popping, frightening, rousing and at times, quite moving Richard III gets the royal treatment.

//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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