Tom McGrath
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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008
10 Sep 2008 // 4:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


Mischiefmaking in 'Megamind'
6 Mar 2011 // 3:00 PM

Supervillain Megamind finally defeats his nemesis, Metroman and takes over Metro City. Deprived of any challenge, he creates a new opponent and becomes a hero in the process.

'Megamind': Change Is Good
4 Nov 2010 // 11:10 PM

Although Megamind’s ending is all that a conservative parent might want, en route to that closure, the movie manages to wriggle free of some of these conventions.


Child Friendly?
4 Nov 2008 // 3:28 PM

It's safe to say that Hollywood has finally figured out the family film. Not in a good way, mind you, but in an instantly profitable

//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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