In the Land of Blood and Honey

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2011 | 22 Sep 2011 // 10:56 PM

If we are to believe history, the majority of this year's Best Picture Nominees will come from among this eclectic list, featuring two films from the great Steven Spielberg.


Does Angelina Jolie Owe Bosnia More Than Blood and Honey? | 8 Nov 2011 // 3:00 PM

When making a movie about the horrors of the Bosnian War, what is Angelina Jolie's responsibility as an artist?


'In the Land of Blood and Honey' Aims High, Maybe Too High | 26 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

Often, the simplest stories are the best and Angelina Jolie's directorial debut suffers from wanting to do too much, too soon.

'In the Land of Blood and Honey' Shows War Made by Individuals | 21 Dec 2011 // 9:16 PM

Ajla's confinement and desolation, her powerlessness, stand in for the Muslims' situation in the war, just as Danijel's abuses, his misreadings, and his torment concerning his father's expectations, incarnate the Serbs'.

//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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