Lone Survivor

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2013 | 6 Dec 2013 // 1:35 AM

Like a great battle, or a criminal desperately trying to avoid capture, Hollywood breaks out the big guns this month, giving us new efforts from Martin Scorsese, David O. Russell, the Coen Brothers, and Spike Jonze, along with the typical mainstream holiday fare.


'Lone Survivor' Is a Formidable Piece of Storytelling | 19 Jun 2014 // 1:00 AM

Both a visceral and heartbreaking experience, Lone Survivor honors truth through fiction in a way that is both rare and haunting.

CNN Doesn't Care About Rules of Engagement | 20 Dec 2013 // 8:30 AM

As much as Lone Survivor makes clear the Seals' legendary dedication and durability, it will go on to literalize the "dark, cold corners" and, of course, the "bad things".

//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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