Tim Whelan
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Blogs // 1 Articles

Like a Storm in a Teacup: The 'Vivien Leigh Anniversary Collection'
12 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Four films starring, or more accurately including, Vivien Leigh,only intermittently register the star power she brought to her American productions, though her collaborators acquit themselves well.

The Thief of Bagdad - Criterion Collection
26 Jun 2008 // 4:58 PM

Let's hope that one day such wonder at Baghdad will be possible, again.


Murder and Marriage in the Hollywood '30s
5 Nov 2015 // 3:00 AM

In these three '30s-era films we see the wise-cracking reporter role subverted, the stereotyped melodrama played out, and a sympathetic, Pre-Code eye toward adultery.

//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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