Young Adult

Movies 2011: Out of the Past | 18 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Super 8, The Muppets, and some of the other great movies of 2011 owe plenty to movies of the past. And they pull off a neat trick too: they're as vivid and delightful as your memories of those movies.

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011 | 16 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


Charlize Theron's Controlled, Razor-Fanged Performance in 'Young Adult' | 4 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

Young Adult is as cynical and sad about the idea of nostalgia for teenage years as Juno was sweetly nostalgic about the ways that you can define yourself at that age.

'Young Adult' Is Jason Reitman's Most Grownup Film Yet | 8 Dec 2011 // 10:00 PM

In Young Adult, the question is not whether the tightly wound Mavis will snap, but when and how destructively.

//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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