Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008 | 10 Sep 2008 // 4:59 PM

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.


Twilight Takeover | 7 Jan 2009 // 1:59 PM

The film is a successful adaptation of the book not only because Pattinson is so talented and dreamy, but also because Hardwicke knows a thing or two about filming adolescents.


Twilight | 22 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

While Meyers’ books tend toward formulaic characterizations, Hardwicke takes the material and successfully transforms it into a subtle, layered atmospheric film.

Twilight | 20 Nov 2008 // 8:00 PM

Fantasy rules in Twilight, fantasy simultaneously delicate and ravishing, chaste and utterly bloody.


Ten Famous 'Harry Potter' Wannabes | 18 Nov 2010 // 8:00 PM

Ten Potter pretenders that were definitely more hogwash than Hogwarts.

A Twi-Haters Guide to Twilight: Part 5 - Twilight Explained... Sort of | 2 Jul 2010 // 12:00 AM

Today we call them fairytales, exaggerated examples of basic wish fulfillment that play on a reader's (or listeners, or watchers) predetermined level of self-worth and need and then specifically addresses said requirements in an easily understandable way


Brandon T. Jackson is enjoying his key role in the 'Percy Jackson' movie | 10 Feb 2010 // 3:00 AM

DETROIT — When a movie based on a popular book series like "Harry Potter" or "Twilight" opens, it can change the lives of the young actors

Kristen Stewart is belle of the fest with two decidedly un-'Twilight' films | 29 Jan 2010 // 2:00 AM

PARK CITY, Utah — Call it a casting fluke, call it kismet. In both of her movies premiering at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Kristen Stewart

//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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