The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011 | 16 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


'Poetry', Like its Leading Lady, is a Thing of Odd Beauty | 30 Aug 2011 // 4:50 AM

Lee Chang-dong proves that sublime art often springs from the hardest times.

//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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