The Rookie

In 'McFarland, USA', Sports Victory Vanquishes Prejudice | 20 Feb 2015 // 4:50 AM

Although the "Great White Hope" overtones are troubling, McFarland, USA trumps the racism of its antagonists with sports team-building.

The Rookie (2002) | 28 Mar 2002 // 8:00 AM

The conflicts are familiar, but 'The Rookie' presents them admirably and resolves them without sap overload.

//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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