The Sessions

The Best Male Film Performances of 2012 | 8 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From diabolical tech terrorism to brutal slave ownership, the actors that make up this year's best traversed a wide canvas of creative and cinematic choices.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2012 | 6 Jan 2013 // 4:08 PM

From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.


Missed Opportunity: 'The Sessions' | 21 Oct 2012 // 11:05 PM

Mark poses questions -- and only sometimes verbally. With his bent form and his literal difficulty breathing, he inspires people around him to rethink their own existences, how they live inside their own bodies or share themselves with others.


'The Sessions' Dilemma | 16 Jan 2013 // 11:00 PM

Or: Why Ben Travers thinks Helen Hunt Deserved 'the snub' Instead of John Hawkes.


A stationary John Hawkes is moving in ‘The Sessions’ | 5 Nov 2012 // 2:35 AM

They could have called it “The 38-Year-Old Virgin.” In January, when Ben Lewin’s beautiful, funny film about the quadriplegic poet and journalist Mark O’

//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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