Mark Herman
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Reviews

'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas' Peers at the Holocaust Through a Child's Eyes
18 Jul 2011 // 4:58 PM

This story of an improbable friendship between an eight-year-old German and a boy in a concentration camp is a standard if unimpressive Holocaust drama with a completely irresponsible ending.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
13 Nov 2008 // 8:55 PM

Bruno's education and his mother's regret are rendered with big music and zoomy close-ups, in the end, a story of the Holocaust that is less enlightening than melodramatic.

//Blogs

Holo-Cost
9 Dec 2008 // 2:26 AM

All across the web this past week, it's been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging out

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
20 Nov 2008 // 3:00 PM

As a cinematic foundation, the Holocaust has just about run its course. Certainly there will be other examples of stellar filmmaking - i.e. Schindler's

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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