The True Call of Slacker: 20 Years Later | 29 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

Richard Linklater's Slacker commemorates its anniversary and finds an audience outside of twenty-somethings.

Part 4: Challenging Convention | 20 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.


'Slacker' Is at Once Both Boldly Forward-Looking and Old-Fashioned in Its Arthouse Experimentation | 10 Oct 2013 // 1:10 AM

Linklater's filmography has branched and wandered the way the movie does, picking up tangents while still feeling like a coherent whole.

//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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