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The 100 Essential Directors Part 10: Josef Von Sternberg to Zhang Yimou
5 Sep 2011 // 4:00 PM

The final day of directors is here, Josef Von Sternberg through Zhang Yimou. German Expressionism, Dogme 95, contemporary views of Asian life, post-WWII malaise in Eastern Europe, and the alternately heartwarming and queer takes on everyday life in Baltimore all hold a space on today's list. Did we forget your favorite director on this list?


'A Woman, A Gun and a Noodle Shop': A Farcical Comic Makeover
3 Feb 2011 // 2:59 PM

Zhang Yimou gives the Coen Brothers' Blood Simple a slapstick makeover.

Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
26 Mar 2007 // 3:59 PM

Even with all the gilded luxury surrounding them, the feverish tension between these characters is what holds your eye.

//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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