Roy Rowland
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Blogs // 3 Articles

'Slander' Airs Out the Dirty Laundry of the Genteel '50's
31 Jul 2014 // 8:10 PM

Slander hasn't dated much at all; it still engages the viewer with something harsh and sordid under its veneer of '50s gentility.


Victim Blaming in the 1950s: 'Witness to Murder'
14 Jan 2015 // 6:10 AM

This entry in the '50s noir cycle is an exercise in paranoia from a woman's point of view.

'Lost Angel' (1943)/ 'Our Vines Have Tender Grapes' (1945)
14 Mar 2014 // 10:01 AM

In Praise of Margaret O'Brien

//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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