Pete Travis
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The Best Guilty Pleasure Films of 2012
20 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

As much as we hate to admit it, these addictive missteps captured our attention in ways cinema shouldn't. Others will condemn them. We can't complain... not at all.


Slow It Down and Violence Is Made Beautiful in 'Dredd'
8 Jan 2013 // 8:55 PM

The special features explain that the creators wanted to make violence beautiful, and they entirely succeeded. Dredd is reminiscent of another Lena Headey film, 300, which also explores stylized violence, yet Dredd goes beyond that.

Vantage Point
20 Jul 2008 // 4:59 PM

It’s almost rather brilliant the way the film betrays and sabotages itself as it comes down the home stretch.

//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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