Small Soldiers: Re-evaluating Joe Dante’s Military Satire

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Small Soldiers explores the idea of corporations imbuing children's toys with modern technologies, without fully considering the implications. While this sounds like the plot of a great new sci-fi blockbuster, Small Soldiers is a nearly 20-year-old satirical look at the chaos of introducing advanced tech into the commercial marketplace; and...

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Frances – Grow (Refuge Music Video)

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Grow is a song by Frances, a 23-year old singer-songwriter from England. Frances premiered the song in 2015. This track also appeared on her full-length debut album, Things I've Never Said.

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Game Review: This War of Mine

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Amidst all the wreckage, games rarely consider what happens to the ones caught in the middle. In the past few decades, countless games have featured war. Real-time strategy games put you in the role of a commander, ordering units to destroy enemies on the road to victory. In First Person...

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Featured Artist: Marcus Armitage

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Artists can choose from a variety of mediums to tell a story. Vibrant colors, when mixed with the chaos of ambiguously-drawn lines and darker shades, can be used to show uncomfortable truths hidden in plain sight. Marcus Armitage deftly uses art as a vessel for the stories he wants to...

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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore- A 21st Century Confrontation with the Absurd

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If you’ve ever been the victim of a burglary, you’re familiar with the feelings of violation and helplessness that sink in after the fact. Insecurities can become magnified, especially if the police are of little help. But imagine taking matters into your own hands, diligently reclaiming what you’ve lost physically...

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A-ha – Take On Me

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Take On Me is a song by the Norwegian band A-ha. The song is the first single from their album, Hunting High and Low. The song and the animation style combine to become one of the instantly recognizable videos from the 1980s.

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PolyWorld I-III by Joan Borguñó

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PolyWorld is a three-part trilogy of experimental short videos by Joan Borguñó, with an original soundtrack composed by Jose García Baños. The first episode establishes the distinctive low-poly art style and immersive sense of world scale expanded upon in each subsequent iteration of the series.

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Behind-The-Scenes Interview with Joan Borguñó

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Animator Joan Borguñó was kind enough to answer a few questions about the development process for his PolyWorld series.

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