Night Catches Us

'Night Catches Us': A Hypnotic Realism that Is Quietly Devastating | 10 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

This excellent film is profoundly concerned with the idea of the '70s as a transitional, almost liminal era, an uncertain moment between the earnestness of Black Power activism and the rise of Reagan.

'Night Catches Us': Coming Home to Nothing | 2 Dec 2010 // 10:10 PM

Anthony Mackie and Kerry Washington play former Black Panthers reunited years after the struggle in this high-potential but low-achieving political drama.

//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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