Philip Kaufman
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Reviews // 6 Articles

Part 4: Challenging Convention
20 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.


Writing as War: 'Hemingway & Gellhorn'
1 Apr 2013 // 10:10 PM

For Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway, their love is their writing, and their writing—much like the wars they cover—lacerates, brutalizes, and kills.

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
23 Sep 2007 // 5:00 PM

Why is this 1978 remake so scary? It turns the urge to find oneself into a seemingly horrifying proposition: is individuality really all that special, and how far would you go to protect it?

//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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