Apocalypse Now

Obsession As the Driver Behind the Road Movie | 22 Jun 2011 // 9:00 PM

Since Jack Kerouac's On the Road, the notion of hitting the road to "anywhere but here" speaks to us not of grand rolling landscapes, but of an emergence into a truer, freer, state of being than our everyday routines allow.


More Than Any Other New American Director, Francis Ford Coppola Reminds Me of Orson Welles | 14 Jan 2013 // 8:15 PM

Lifted from over a 40-year period, the Francis Ford Coppola: 5-Film Collection showcases the director's flexibility under circumstances dire and ideal. It also confirms his auteurist consistency.

//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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