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by Jose Solis

9 Dec 2013

Over the recent Thanksgiving weekend, box office analysts were wowed by the performances of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and Frozen, which outdid expectations and earned 200 million dollars in combined grosses over the long weekend. While the numbers might have put smiles on the faces of studio heads, there was something even more significant about these movie’s success: they are both led by strong female characters who in both cases play by their own rules amidst a male-dominated society.

//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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