Jack the Giant Slayer

Building the Perfect Bomb: The Numbers Behind Box Office Flops | 12 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM

The biggest "box office bombs" of all time, much like the biggest hits, are not always the ones you're expecting them to be.


The Magic Beans and Motherless Children of 'Jack the Giant Slayer' | 28 Feb 2013 // 9:30 PM

Like the motherless children, this film's plot detail is not surprising, but it does reinforce very basic presumptions, including the idea that good and bad are easy to see.


As Empty Spectacles Go, 'Jack' is Just OK | 1 Mar 2013 // 1:00 AM

Everything about Jack the Giant Slayer seems slick and self-serving - and empty.

//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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