House of Flying Daggers (shi Mian Mai Fu)

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (2004) | 4 May 2005 // 7:00 PM

While Zhang and Zhang's commentary track emphasizes the sheer effort that went into the film's production -- training, research, special effects work, hours on the set, physical hardships -- it also suggests the good time they shared.

House of Flying Daggers (Shi mian mai fu) (2004) | 2 Dec 2004 // 6:00 PM

While the men's trajectories seem well delineated, Mei's fate and meaning are both more opaque.

//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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