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June 30, 2011
  
  
Michael Atkinson
Michael Atkinson has written seven books, including Exile Cinema: Filmmakers at Work Beyond Hollywood (SUNY Press) and Hemingway Deadlights, a novel forthcoming from St. Martin's Press.


Articles by Michael Atkinson

Film & TVInternational
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 716 WORDS
With its ashen vistas, deep-focus compositions and stone-cold outrage,"City of Life and Death" is as purposefully made as, and substantially nervier than, "Schindler's List."
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EssaysTechnologyFilm & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 798 WORDS
Has Facebook really changed our lives?
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Film & TVEssays
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 813 WORDS
Fritz Lang's newly expanded dystopian classic looks better than ever. Its vision of humanity? Not so much.
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InternationalFilm & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 764 WORDS
Everyday Palestinians are choosing nonviolent action in the manner of Gandhi. In the new film "Budrus" we see this rise in awareness and resolve in action.
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Politics-U.S.
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 932 WORDS
The right has one fundamental advantage over its opponents: storytelling
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Film & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 816 WORDS
In his sixth film, "Life During Wartime," the film director Todd Solondz offers another twisted modern fairy tale that revels in taboos.
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Technology
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 826 WORDS
Most video games test players acumen in accumulating stuff and/or dominating the world. Could there be such a thing as a progressive virtual gameďż˝?
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Film & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 877 WORDS
There's an amorality in George Romero's new zombie film that echoes the anonymous, consequence-free killing tasks provided by video games.
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EssaysFilm & TVInternational
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 947 WORDS
Can the Holocaust be turned into movie popcorn?
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Film & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 790 WORDS
The War Tapes, which has already reaped a trophy at the 9/11-conscious Tribeca Film Festival, is a Spielbergian experience�fiercely manipulative, ragingly effective but, in the end, reassuring.
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Politics-U.S.Film & TV
MICHAEL ATKINSON, 700 WORDS
It is tempting to imagine that if the forthcoming film "Winter Soldier" had been properly screened in 1972, the Vietnam war might have ended sooner.
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