Battle Royale II: Requiem

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.


Savage, Sharp, Satirical and Brutally Funny: 'Battle Royale: The Complete Collection' | 1 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Whether Suzanne Collins acknowledges it or not, her Hunger Games trilogy owes a huge debt to Battle Royale.

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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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