Terrence Butcher
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Masters of the Universe: Oliver Stone's 'Wall Street' | 26 Sep 2010 // 4:00 PM

In his desire to trump his upper crust "superiors", Gekko's personal ethic could be read as a perverted, ultimately hypocritical form of populist revolt.

Bridging the Gap: An Interview with Salvador Santana | 28 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

A man of his times, Salvador Santana's sound has a difficult-to-quantify coolness that attracts his Generation Y peers, yet its gentle chug-chug beats aren't likely to alienate older Gen Xers or even their Boomer parents. He talks to PopMatters about his latest album, his self-image as an artist, and the indirect influences his famous father has had on his musical journey.


Twilight of the Toffs: 'Brideshead Revisited' | 21 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

Like Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, Brideshead Revisited can be considered a requiem for the days of Empire and the unyielding class structure that governed British life pre-World War II.


TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 | 20 Nov 2014 // 5:18 AM

Unlike Sundance Channel or IFC, Turner Classic Movies' original manifesto remains as solid as Gibraltar.

Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. 2014 | 6 Aug 2014 // 9:00 PM

Sweden may be the 800-lb gorilla of Northern European cinema, but its neighbors have come on strong.


It's 'Heroes' Meets 'Saw' in 'All Superheroes Must Die' | 5 Feb 2013 // 4:00 AM

A midnight movie for comic book shop-loitering geeks?


Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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