Rachel Getting Married

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008 | 15 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008 | 13 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.


Rachel Getting Married | 6 Oct 2008 // 9:02 PM

In Rachel Getting Married, Kym and Rachel's relationship is routinely rocky, abetted by what's unspoken by everyone else.


Camera Trick Undermines 'Rachel''s Realism | 24 Oct 2008 // 4:03 AM

It's a staple of the cinematic form, drama's go-to position when anything outside biology becomes unobtainable. In fact it's such a stalwart that the independent

//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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