There’s Nothing Wrong With This Picture (Part 2)

The concluding part of a critical annotation of Patrick Goldstein’s July 22nd 2012 LA Times piece “The Big Picture: A message too ‘Dark’ for all?”Our own domestic debate mirrored a larger one in the culture. [Check as one might, one is unlikely to find vigourous and extensive national or even international debate on the violent …

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There’s Nothing Wrong With This Picture (Part 1)

At the risk of enduring howls of “Too soon!” or “How could you?”, I’m not sure Patrick Goldstein’s July 22nd 2012 LA Times piece “The Big Picture: A message too ‘Dark’ for all?” can afford to pass without comment. Riding on the back of the Aurora, Colorado cinema massacre and the subsequent (temporary) pulling of …

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