Salim Akil
Reviews // 3 Articles

'Sparkle' Offers a Last Look at Whitney Houston
16 Aug 2012 // 11:31 PM

What's missing in Sparkle is made apparent in the scene where Whitney Houston sings.

Sweeping Expectations in 'Jumping the Broom'
21 Aug 2011 // 3:59 PM

Jumping the Broom is like a 21st century rendition of The Inkwell, only someone gets married.

//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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