Chasing Mavericks

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 2: October | 4 Sep 2012 // 5:12 PM

We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.


'Chasing Mavericks' Is Adrift in Banalities | 25 Oct 2012 // 11:00 PM

The mom and the father figure, the best friend and the bully and the girlfriend all mistreat our hero until they don't, until they see the light.

//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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