The Waiting Room

The Best Independent / International Films of 2012 | 21 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 1: September | 3 Sep 2012 // 5:12 PM

Things start off scattered and suspicious as some summer leftovers battle the brilliance of a select few for fine filmmaking recognition.


When the Safety Net Is Stretched Too Thin: 'The Waiting Room' | 30 Sep 2012 // 10:30 PM

Every day and night, patients wait. They're expectant and frustrated, earnest and afraid, a complex jumble of feelings the film makes almost painfully accessible.

Silverdocs 2012: 'Vol Spécial' and 'The Waiting Room' | 17 Jun 2012 // 11:45 PM

Two remarkable documentaries, Special Flight and The Waiting Room, show how hard it is to wait, as subjects face uncertain futures, full of dread, hoping against hope that something will change, knowing they have no say in what happens next.

//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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