Anna Karenina

The Best Female Film Performances of 2012 | 6 Jan 2013 // 4:08 PM

From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 3: November | 5 Sep 2012 // 5:10 PM

While the pickings may seem slim this month, thanks to new offerings from Robert Zemeckis, Ang Lee, and Steven Spielberg, the possibilities appear endless.


Exquisite Suffering: 'Anna Karenina' | 18 Nov 2012 // 10:30 PM

Again and again, Anna is bereft, isolated, frightened. That this is more a function of her world than her is a point left to fester: she believes it's them, and then she believes them, that it's her.


Weighing the Beauty and the Imperfection of Joe Wright's 'Anna Karenina' | 11 Dec 2012 // 3:30 AM

When it comes to reaping awards, the newest adaptation of Anna Karenina has as many pros as it does cons. Statuesque assesses the film's odds.

//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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