Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008 | 11 Sep 2008 // 5:00 PM

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Valkyrie | 19 May 2009 // 3:59 PM

Filmmakers were denied access to certain sites due to Cruise's affiliation with Scientology, which the German government regards as a dangerous sect or cult.

Valkyrie | 22 Dec 2008 // 7:00 PM

Valkyrie's forward motion is stalled repeatedly by hyperbolically symbolic images, which also undercut some nuanced performances.


Suspense is 'Valkyrie''s Saving Grace | 23 Dec 2008 // 11:10 AM

World War II remains the ultimate cinematic backdrop for elements both within and outside the conflict's control. On the one hand, there are so many

//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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