The Orphanage (El Orfanato)

All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007 | 9 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.


The Orphanage (El Orfanato) | 27 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

One would think the whole 'spooky child' setup would have run its course, but this film finds a few new wrinkles to explore.

The Orphanage (El Orfanato) | 30 Dec 2007 // 8:25 PM

At once mother and child, victim and antagonist, space and inhabitant, Laura (Belén Rueda) is remarkable, but also traumatized.

//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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