Peter Watkins
Reviews // 2 Articles

19 Aug 2008 // 5:00 PM

This early masterpiece by celebrated auteur Peter Watkins invites us to consider the possible implications of a fully co-opted popular culture.

The War Game (1968)
5 Oct 2006 // 7:00 PM

The skill and imagination with which The War Game believably crafts a disaster narrative from the days and weeks immediately preceding and following a nuclear attack on Britain are such that it feels convincingly real -- a shrewd and somewhat uncharacteristic precedent for the "mockumentary" genre.

//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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