Tod Williams
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Blogs // 1 Articles

'Paranormal Activity 2': Not a Ghost
22 Oct 2010 // 12:41 AM

PA2 actually isn't that frightening, but it complicates the questions of documentation, memory, and history in ways that make any possible answers at least a little unnerving.

The Door in the Floor (2004)
14 Jul 2004 // 7:00 PM

Mimi Rogers plays a John Irving trademark, the self-hating and much humiliated woman as wholly irritating 'comic' device.


Anatomy of an Imperfect Sequel: 'Paranormal Activity 2'
25 Oct 2010 // 5:00 AM

On the outside, Paranormal Activity 2 may seem like one of those atypical instances where the second helping is as satisfying as the first. In actuality, it's like having the same meal twice, only the next time around, the lack of real flavor is painfully palpable.

//Mixed media

In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

// Moving Pixels

"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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