Brief Encounter

Exploring the Morality of Romance within 'Brief Encounter', 60 Years On | 5 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM

If rom-coms are the easiest way to zippily engage with the caprices of love and still find a happy ending, then romantic tragedies show the extent to which love can be ruinous, challenging, and largely unfulfilling.

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.


A Neophyte and a Cosmopolitan Get Together and Create Magic: 'David Lean Directs Noël Coward' | 10 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

A beautiful chronicle of British life during the war, a perfect example of propaganda and a detailed examination of creative evolution, this boxset is sure to become a staple in film lovers' libraries.

Essential Art House: Brief Encounter | 28 Apr 2010 // 3:59 PM

No matter how exciting their meetings are, there’s always the looming train ride back to nonexistence.

//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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