Author Archive:

How HBO Killed Art

Critics love violence, because it is real.

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Matthew VanDyke and Obsessive Compulsive Freedom Fighting

Visions of war in the documentary “Point and Shoot.”

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American Sniper’s Uniquely American Kitsch

And Boyhood isn’t any good, either.

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Nightcrawler: The Holiday Season’s Best Violent Movie

Violence and voyeurism.

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The Successful Fascism of Paul Verhoeven’s Starship Troopers

Fighting fascism with fascism.

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A True War Story Does Have a Moral

Tim O’Brien and morality in war narratives

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