Sean Penn
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News // 3 Articles

The Escape Artist
23 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

The desire to escape that lives in each of us, and the consequences of acting on that desire, is what makes us care for Chris McCandless (Into the Wild), and what makes his short life such a compelling story.


Into the Wild
4 Mar 2008 // 3:00 PM

A "follow your dreams" narrative in a package that belies the cliché that it expounds upon.

Into the Wild
21 Sep 2007 // 2:05 AM

Into the Wild reveals the sense of loss that drove Chris McCandless. It also shows that it isn't only his.


Sean Penn hopes film on America's first openly gay politician will help modern-day movement
3 Dec 2008 // 9:38 PM

SAN FRANCISCO - It has been 30 years since San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man to hold such a

Emile Hirsch talks about his 'Wild' adventure film
28 Sep 2007 // 12:25 AM

LOS ANGELES -- Now that the movie "Into the Wild" is not only a done deal but is ready to hit theaters, Emile Hirsch feels

//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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