Assault on Precinct 13

Welcome to the Jungle: 'Assault on Precinct 13' | 19 Nov 2013 // 11:20 PM

John Carpenter's classic siege thriller isn't quite the old Hollywood throwback it's reputed to be, but it offers a striking reworking of genre mechanics and imagery to make up for its unsentimental atmosphere.

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) | 20 Jan 2005 // 6:00 PM

What still works is the edgy distrust-into-respect that develops between the killer and the cop.

//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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