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The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011 | 17 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.


Cold Wars End, Betrayal is Forever: ‘Tinker, Tailer, Soldier, Spy’ | 28 Nov 2011 // 9:32 PM

What is espionage if not getting into bed with people -- physically or ideologically -- for purposes of betrayal?


'Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy' Provides a Master Class in Acting -- as well as Spying | 19 Mar 2012 // 5:00 PM

Gary Oldman’s George Smiley proves that brains, as much as James Bond’s brawny action, are key to the British spy game.

//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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