The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom

'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom': A Soviet-Era Critique of 'Americanitis' | 13 Oct 2011 // 4:00 PM

As the New Economic Policy attempted to infuse a dose of capitalism within a faltering Soviet economy, American cinema and Soviet avant-garde techniques and content merged within commercial Soviet cinema in its mixed attempts to fashion a truly utopian cinematic world: one that is both popular and political.


Light Comedy, Moscow Style: 'The Cigarette Girl of Mosselprom' | 26 Aug 2011 // 7:40 AM

Silent Soviets sell cigarettes, discover romance.

//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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