The Romance and Danger of 'Rio' | 15 Apr 2011 // 6:00 AM

If the birds aren't precisely "of a feather," as they suggest, they are bright and loud and alike enough to establish that this Rio is not real in any way.


Life in a time of 'Rio:' Just how dominant could animation get? | 19 Apr 2011 // 4:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — At this point, it's more notable when a new animated movie doesn't win the box office than when it does. The latter has

//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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