The Wackness

Outside the Lines - The Top 20 International/Indie Films of 2008 | 14 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM

With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008 | 29 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.


The Wackness | 22 Jan 2009 // 1:58 PM

Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.

The Wackness | 2 Jul 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Wackness is a too familiar nostalgic movie, with period soundtrack, hot summer nights, and boys coming of age.


The Wackness (2008) | 31 Jul 2008 // 4:03 PM

For filmmakers, nostalgia is a double edged sword. Pick the right era, and audiences are with you and your cinematic wistfulness. Dress things up in

//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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