T. Sean Durkin
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The 40 Best Films of 2011
22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011
16 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


'Martha Marcy May Marlene' Conveys the Limits of What You Can Know
21 Oct 2011 // 12:00 AM

With one tight frame after another -- faces close up and figures murky underwater, events viewed through windows and doorways -- Martha Marcy May Marlene conveys the limits of what you can know.

//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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