Bright Star
//Features

The Best 30 Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Looking for something far off the well-beaten mainstream path? Well, step on over to some savory world and outsider independent cinema. It's here where the risks, the experimentation, and the true art lives.

//Reviews

Bright Star | 27 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Under the superb direction of Jane Campion, Abbie Cornish and Ben Winshaw flourish in this beautifully composed film.

Bright Star | 24 Sep 2009 // 10:05 PM

Director Jane Campion does complicate the issue of sexuality in Bright Star, with Fanny more sexually assertive than John Keats.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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