Summer of Same: May 2009 | 26 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Departures | 11 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

Life is heartily celebrated in this Japanese film about the commonality of death.

//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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