The Swell Season

The Cost of Success: When Lives Intersect With Fame | 25 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

The Swell Season is one of the most intimate fly-on-the-wall peeks at the effects of stardom on two people at two very different points in their lives. It’s arguably the most accomplished music documentary of its kind since D.A. Pennebaker’s Don’t Look Back.


'The Swell Season' Explores That Kind of Love That Serves a Momentary Purpose | 6 Oct 2011 // 11:25 PM

Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's relationship now is equally beautiful and tragic, as they're united by a shared passion and torn apart by the same thing.

Tribeca Film Festival 2011: 'The Swell Season’ and ‘The Loving Story’ | 4 May 2011 // 10:45 PM

One great documentary is about a relationship that may eventually be forgotten, and another important documentary about a relationship which set a precedent on equal rights for marriage.

//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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