Lucky You

Monkey Business (Part 1: May) | 30 Apr 2007 // 5:00 PM

Talk about frontloading your approach. Each week in this first full month of patented popcorn movies finds another famous franchise icon making a major blockbuster bow. Only truly disastrous results from these guaranteed crowd-pleasers will keep the coffers from clogging with cash.


Lucky You (2006) | 8 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

A good movie about poker, but only good enough to appeal to those who enjoy watching card games on TV.

Lucky You (2006) | 3 May 2007 // 8:00 PM

The cuts are obvious, the rhythms sluggish, and the dialogue redundant, as if the movie's afraid you've missed it the first time.

//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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