Bad Teacher

'I'm Not a Teacher, But I Play One in the Movies': The Movie Teacher Myths | 20 Aug 2014 // 8:14 PM

Movies create iconic, mythical teacher figures who, in two or so hours, do both more harm and more good than any actual human could achieve in a lifetime.

Summer Movie Preview: June 2011 | 2 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

The return of everyone's favorite mutants, the arrival of an intergalactic peacekeeper, and some guy with a bunch of birds marks June's idea of sunny Summer fun.


'Bad Teacher', Good Job | 18 Oct 2011 // 3:58 PM

The filmmakers don't frame Elizabeth as stupid so much as possessing a particular taste for booze, junk food, expensive shoes, and bitchery; Diaz plays her as a popular girl gone to seed.

'Bad Teacher': Been There | 23 Jun 2011 // 9:50 PM

As you come to the movie's gooey center, you're also reminded that this summer's ostensible new movie idea -- girls as alternating objects-subjects of raunchy comedies -- is less than new.

//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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