The Tillman Story

The Best Documentaries of 2010 | 13 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

A remarkable number of documentaries challenged basic assumptions about structure and representation, faith and truth.

The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


'The Tillman Story': Tragedy Turned Into a Recruiting Poster | 2 Feb 2011 // 3:00 PM

The Tillman Story exposes the insidious machinery that turns accidents of war into myths justifying America’s military interventions abroad.

'The Tillman Story': What They Did to a Nation | 19 Dec 2010 // 6:35 PM

The Tillman Story advocates openly for the Tillmans in its investigation of how these many stories were conceived and circulated.


War and Misrememberance: 'The Tillman Story' | 22 Oct 2010 // 6:00 AM

This is the kind of movie that makes you mad, that angers you in a way that's fundamental to your place within a democracy.


Documentary shows how myth-makers distorted Pat Tillman's death | 9 Sep 2010 // 11:55 PM

On April 22, 2004, Pat Tillman was shot and killed in a mountain pass in Afghanistan. The initial reports said that Tillman — the Arizona Cardinals defensive safety

//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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