All posts tagged violence
1993, 34,361, 3,915; three numbers that represent stark and odorous truths about our society. The first, 1993, tells us when the refugee boats trips began; the second, 34,361, is the […]
Rex Quondam Rex Que Futurus: Why We Should All Love the Arthurian Legend, Despite its Most Recent Adaptation
If you are enrolled on the SED’s Arthurian Literature course, you may agree with me when I say it has been a greatly enjoyable, but also greatly varied experience. We […]
Knock Knock, Who’s There, The Cinema of Despair: Why is Contemporary Cinema Afraid of a Little Misery?
Here’s a little trivia for you: what do 99% of modern, mainstream films have in common? Is it a famous star in the lead? Could be. Is it that it […]
I’ve always been obsessed with shows and films that dealt with murder and suspense. I don’t recoil at Criminal Minds and CSI; if anything, the fictional, hyperbolic and at times, […]
Following the release of Dunkirk, a film that, as shown by its 12A certificate, shied away from graphic depictions of violence, I thought it prudent to open up the discussion […]