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Jon Watts still can’t quite wrap his brain around the fact that — at age 34, with just two low-budget features to his name — he has landed one of the most coveted directing gigs in Hollywood.

//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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