The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Guerrilla Patton | 8 Jan 2009 // 1:59 PM

Soderbergh's supersized retelling of the Che Guevara legend is an uncomfortable mix of war procedural and unabashed hero worship; ingenious but flawed.


Che: Part One and Two | 11 Feb 2010 // 2:59 PM

'Che' draws together the contadictory tendencies of the revolution with those of an ambitious filmmaker who has visions of a better cinema while still firmly mired in a commercial system.

Che | 12 Jan 2009 // 9:47 PM

Che is about the dissemination of Che Guevara the icon, as it is also the saga of Che refashioned.


‘Che' director Steven Soderbergh's revolutionary filmmaking | 25 Feb 2009 // 8:45 PM

It's a face recognized even by those who know nothing about the man behind it. He peers at us fromT-shirts and posters and magazines, a

Behind the scenes of ‘Che' with Steven Soderbergh | 21 Jan 2009 // 8:04 PM

"I can't sit here and tell you I think movies make any difference at all," director Steven Soderbergh says, halfway through a bowl of soup

//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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