Sixteen Candles

Rich People Have Problems Too: Teenage Angst in 'Sixteen Candles' | 18 Mar 2014 // 8:14 PM

A film like Sixteen Candles suggests that wealthy teenagers are not immune to life’s harsh caprice, and that no amount of affluence can cure high school’s sense of alienation and anxiety


Joan Cusack: mom first, then movie star | 14 May 2010 // 3:00 AM

Fans of 1984's teen classic "Sixteen Candles" probably can't imagine Joan Cusack as a mom. It's hard to erase the image of her playing the

//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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