For a Movie that Wants to Depict Fringe, 'Secretary' Is Surprisingly Didactic | 25 Oct 2010 // 3:59 PM

Secretary is a quirky feature from the early 2000s about BDSM and lonely damaged people wearing sexy stockings. A critical darling in theatrical release, the film is still thought-provoking and disconcerting.

Secretary (2002) | 25 Sep 2002 // 7:00 PM

Secretary is about anxiety, depression, the inability to communicate.


Maggie Gyllenhaal is 'trying to have fun' with first Oscar nomination | 19 Feb 2010 // 6:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — Maggie Gyllenhaal has been a Spirit Awards darling ("Secretary," "Happy Endings"), a Golden Globe nominee ("Sherrybaby," "Secretary") and a superhero's girlfriend ("Batman Begins").

//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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