The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013 | 18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.

Life is Funny, That Way: How Filmmaker Taika Waititi Sees It | 24 Jul 2012 // 5:10 PM

In light of Taiki Waititi’s ridiculous sense of humor and the absurd characters he creates, it’s almost too perfect that his epiphanic moment occurred while he was sitting in a Green room, fully waxed, and donning only a thong.


'Boy': Michael Jackson and the Hulk | 1 Apr 2012 // 10:03 PM

Boy's renditions of a vexed father-son dynamic veer from goofy to cute, never quite convincing, and not a little clichéd, complete with montages and wayward pets.

//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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