The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

'The Boy in the Striped Pajamas' Peers at the Holocaust Through a Child's Eyes | 18 Jul 2011 // 3:58 PM

This story of an improbable friendship between an eight-year-old German and a boy in a concentration camp is a standard if unimpressive Holocaust drama with a completely irresponsible ending.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas | 13 Nov 2008 // 7:55 PM

Bruno's education and his mother's regret are rendered with big music and zoomy close-ups, in the end, a story of the Holocaust that is less enlightening than melodramatic.


Holo-Cost | 9 Dec 2008 // 1:26 AM

All across the web this past week, it's been the subject of much metaphysical ink. As awards season slowly winds down, Hollywood is dragging out

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas | 20 Nov 2008 // 2:00 PM

As a cinematic foundation, the Holocaust has just about run its course. Certainly there will be other examples of stellar filmmaking - i.e. Schindler's

//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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