We Bought a Zoo

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2011 | 22 Sep 2011 // 10:56 PM

If we are to believe history, the majority of this year's Best Picture Nominees will come from among this eclectic list, featuring two films from the great Steven Spielberg.


'We Bought a Zoo' Is Not Among Cameron Crowe's Best | 21 Dec 2011 // 9:10 PM

While many PG films use the death of a parent as a story catalyst, by focusing on Benjamin's constant pain, We Bought a Zoo is infused with a malaise that will be hard for younger viewers to absorb.

//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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