Higher Ground

Believers Keep on Believin': Vera Farmiga Envisions a Higher Ground | 25 Aug 2011 // 2:44 AM

Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga rips a page from the Ida Lupino playbook and directs herself to a funny, moving performance in one of the year's most surprising -- and unmissable -- debut features. Farmiga and co-star Dagmara Domincyzk talk with PopMatters about the experience...


'Higher Ground': Knocking on the Door of My Heart | 29 Aug 2011 // 12:30 AM

Deftly presenting Corrine's dilemma, Higher Ground shows how alone she feels in the midst of community and family, and also, how earnest she is in her efforts not to feel that way.


Saving grace: Vera Farmiga impresses with 'Higher Ground' | 26 Aug 2011 // 3:30 AM

DALLAS -- Here's a short list of subjects that American filmmakers generally steer clear of, out of fear of offending moviegoers' sensibilities: The spiritual and

//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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