Miss Bala

'Miss Bala' Explores the Mexican Drug War by Focusing on the Victims | 19 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Based loosely on a real event, Gerardo Naranjo’s latest leaves the drugs, guns, and money at the periphery in telling the story of an aspiring beauty queen kidnapped by a northern Mexican gang.

NYFF 2011: 'The Student' + 'Miss Bala' + "Once Upon a Time in Anatolia' | 9 Oct 2011 // 10:25 PM

Once Upon A Time in Anatolia makes magnificent use of colors and light, as, for instance, the dark bruised purple of the countryside at night contrasts with the comforting orange glow of the car’s headlights.

//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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