The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

'Margaret' and Me: The Agony and Ecstasy of Watching Lisa Cohen | 2 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

We need to talk about Margaret, a movie for cinephiles that inspires the most cinephilic behaviors imaginable. Kenneth Lonergan's masterpiece is equally cinematic and personal.


The Adolescent Need for Justice and Order: 'Margaret' | 17 Jul 2012 // 5:10 PM

To find that adults lie and shirk responsibility -- and that it's not always clear who is in the wrong: this is what it means to lose one's innocence.


Kenneth Lonergan's Film 'Margaret' Finally Emerges After Six Years of Delays | 29 Feb 2012 // 1:00 AM

Though a very long time in coming, the much-anticipated Margaret very recently made brief runs in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, greeting packed houses wherever it went.

//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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