Visible World

Media reinforce fears


A few key concerns are commonly associated with media's possible role in perpetuating violence: Imitative behavior, especially among the impressionable (children) and disturbed; and coarsening the…


  • Film

Review: 'Dark Passage'


The film [from the novel by David Goodis] has a sharp, brutal opening, macabre touches throughout, and a thick, gruesome quality. What starts out as a thriller switches en route into a sagging…

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