Part One: September | 7 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

Our spread starts off with a collection of cast-offs, creative risks, and the contractually obligated releases. While there may be a substantial helping of something entertaining during this hefty four-week first course, don't be put off by such a portion size. To paraphrase an old saying, too many mediocre movies can definitely spoil the season-ing.


Whiteout | 10 Sep 2009 // 8:47 PM

Whiteout is full of problems: most strikingly, it fails visually, as no tension is wrought from the titular event's poor visibility.


Whiteout dir. Dominic Sena (new movie / trailer) | 3 Sep 2009 // 6:20 AM

The 1998 comic Whiteout is brought to the big screen. U.S. Marshal Carrie Stetko (Kate Beckinsale) is the sole law enforcer in Antarctica, and is

//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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