True Romance

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

What 'True Romance' Did for Tony Scott and Hollywood | 22 Aug 2012 // 5:12 PM

Tony Scott’s take on this violently funny genre mishmash gave his career new life, and also transmitted Quentin Tarantino’s vision more credibly than the screenwriter and then-novice director could have done himself.


Quentin Tarantino's Cinematic Reality | 9 Aug 2011 // 4:30 AM

Quentin Tarantino is reliving his childhood cinema experiences, reinterpreting fractured moments of memory. Going to the movies is about an escape from our world, a mirror world at once familiar yet different.


Celebrating 20 Years of Quentin Tarantino's Irreverent Filmmaking: 'Tarantino XX' | 20 Nov 2012 // 4:10 PM

His tributes to classic movies are stylish and entertaining but force us to ask ourselves: Is Quentin Tarantino a visionary? or a flat out plagiarist?

//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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