The Tempest

'The Tempest': Full of Noises | 15 Dec 2010 // 11:00 PM

The differences between Ariel and Caliban are marked repeatedly, in Shakespeare's language, in the film's casting, and in Julie Taymor's striking, if uneven, cinematic staging.


Shakespeare Pens a Dirge in 2010 | 7 Apr 2011 // 5:10 AM

With lyrics from Shakespeare, Beth Gibbons exceptionally sings.

Julie Taymor's Ferociously Divisive 'Tempest' Adaptation (trailer) | 8 Oct 2010 // 6:00 AM

Julie Taymor's adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest was recently featured as the centerpiece at the 48th annual New York Film Festival. Despite this honor,

//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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