Short Ends and Leader

April 2009

The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

As a rule of cinematic thumb, in the CG genre, there’s Pixar…and then there’s everyone else. Or sure, some studios - Fox,

House (2007)

It’s unique among fundamentalists - the decision to take Christianity into arenas where it previously could find little or no purchase. After all, musical

The Sinful Dwarf (1973)

When a novice becomes enamored with the post-modern preamble known as exploitation, their usual route in begins with a group of seminal figures. Herschell Gordon

Anvil’s ‘Story’ In One of the Year’s Best

Imagine you’re Paul McCartney…no, not the superstar Beatle legend who literally rewrote the pop song rulebook along with fellow musical titan John Lennon.

The Leak: “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” Unleashed

If it wasn’t for the date, many would have considered it a joke. Then Ain’t It Cool News stepped up and warned readers

The Return of Troma 4: TromaDance 5/Crazy Animal/Seduction of Dr. Fugazzi

It’s safe to say that, with six months back in business and a wealth of wonderful titles hitting the market, Troma, once considered down

March 2009

Two Evil Eyes (1990): Blu-ray

In retrospect, it should be no surprise when major talents collaborate, clash and crash. With each one being a giant in their own particularly way,

The Things They Carried

From Sunday’s New York Times: On March 29, 1973, the last United States troops left South Vietnam, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam

Spidey, Oedipus, Jesus, & Platonic Love

Spider-man III was by far the most exciting Hollywood political critique of the Bush doctrine, reiterating the value of dialogue, cooperation and coalition.

Experiments in Terror 3 (2009)

One of the great things about art is its ability to make you see the common and the familiar in a totally different and unique

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//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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