Ruben Östlund
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The Best Films of 2014
29 Dec 2014 // 8:06 PM

Spanning a Truffaut-indebted magnum opus to a comeback vehicle for Michael Keaton, this collection of films is an eclectic representation of 2014's best.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2014
28 Dec 2014 // 8:04 PM

Cinemagoers in 2014 were given the opportunity to be captivated by tyrannical drum instructors, troubled Olympians, and ersatz superheroes.


'Play' Immerses You in the Feeling of Vulnerability
9 Apr 2013 // 9:45 PM

No one imagines or even tries to see another perspective, here. Play -- as performances, as games, as the assumption of roles -- takes precedence over understanding.


'Force Majeure' Is Gender-Biased Junk
24 Oct 2014 // 3:20 AM

That's some view... of modern marriage.

//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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