Missed Movies of 2010, Part 2: Life During Wartime to Wild Grass | 31 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.


'Vincere': A Fascist Aria | 3 Aug 2010 // 4:00 PM

This crashing and resounding film warns of our weakness for the power of the political aesthetic.

//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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