Sean Durkin
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The Best Indie / International Films of 2011
12 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.


Clever Manipulation: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'
28 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

Although she escaped physically, Martha remains trapped by her past experiences and can’t sever the connection.


Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'
15 Sep 2011 // 7:00 AM

An exquisite, terrifying, and marvelously vertiginous film, Martha Marcy May Marlene is my favourite movie of the Festival, and may stand up as my favourite picture of the year.

//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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