The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2010 | 3 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

A collection of 10 films that make us feel bad for loving them so - though we can easily defend each and every one... we think.

Part One: September 2010 | 29 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

With over 23 films to choose from, September is a smorgasbord of possibilities -- from intelligent thrillers to unusual chiller, creative kid flicks and the standard Tinseltown tripe.


'Machete': Ugly Beauty | 2 Sep 2010 // 10:50 PM

Viewers know going in that as Machete escapes one ambush after another, there will be blood, lots of it, splattered on walls, people, animals, vegetables, hell, even minerals.


'Machete' Is One Bad Mofo - and His Film's Good Too! | 2 Sep 2010 // 8:45 PM

When you add in the ample violence...and the over the top action scenes, Machete makes its case as major escapist entertainment.


Robert Rodriguez unleashes edgy 'Machete' | 31 Aug 2010 // 3:30 AM

One of the deciding moments in the making of the neo-exploitation, ultra-violent-comedy thriller "Machete" came when star-to-be Danny Trejo was doing an autograph signing in

//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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