Cinema Verite

'Cinema Verite': A Family Under the Microscope | 7 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

With An American Family, American society had gotten a good long look at itself, and what it saw made it very, very uncomfortable.


HBO looks at the making of the show that ruined TV | 22 Apr 2011 // 4:45 AM

At the beginning of the annual congressional shootout over funding for public broadcasting, PBS inevitably launches a barrage of press releases about its storied cultural

HBO film tells story of first family to find that reality bites | 20 Apr 2011 // 6:30 AM

Back in 1973, the top shows on television included "Mary Tyler Moore," "Kojak," "The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour," "M*A*S*H" and "Hawaii Five-O" —

//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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