Marley & Me

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008 | 11 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Marley & Me | 23 Dec 2008 // 7:00 PM

Granting Marley & Me's source in John Grogan's columns, the dog's service as metaphor in the movie is both obvious and uninspired.


Our sob stories: Beyond ‘Marley' — tear-jerking music, art, TV, plays and books | 13 Jan 2009 // 10:06 PM

Sad sells. Let's put it another way: Somewhere, Aristotle is chortling into the sleeve of his tunic. It was the Greek philosopher and literary critic,

//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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