Ryan Coogler
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The Best Films of 2013
5 Jan 2014 // 8:13 PM

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.


With 'Creed' Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Finds a Fitting Finalé
24 Nov 2015 // 4:00 AM

Make no mistake about it, Creed is not some elegy to a fallen superstar.

'Fruitvale Station' Is a Powerful Film That Demands to Be Viewed and Discussed
16 Jan 2014 // 1:10 AM

To what extent is Grant responsible for his life, and to what extent is he a product of a larger culture and society that thrives and survives on the institutional racism against African-Americans?


'Creed' Is the Best Rocky Movie Since 'Rocky'
20 Nov 2015 // 4:33 AM

I fear that a lot of what makes Creed better than you’d expect -- the character stuff -- may work against it at the box office.

//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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