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Aaron Wee
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Aaron Wee is Rhode Island-based and relatively happy. The two are not necessarily related. His wandering eye had previously led him to opine on a sex column, political commentary, and lifestyle reviews. This is a story very much in progress; he invites you to help him write it.


Wednesday, March 3 2010

Underwear as Outerwear

Women have been flaunting their underwear for so long now we raise nary an eyebrow at the sighting of a g-string; but men were displaying their undies long before women even raised their hemlines.

Sunday, January 10 2010

The Mods: A Very British Coup

PopMatters debuts our new fashion column. Swinging London’s Mods were at the cutting edge of the fashion world, setting a trend of rebellious dress that altered practically nothing from the standards of contemporary British society.


Monday, September 13 2010

'I Am From Titov Veles': Time, Decay, and Haunting History In Post-Yugoslavia Macedonia

In her second feature film, Teona Strugar Mitevska continues her odyssey in resolving and contemplating modern Macedonia in a post-communist world.

Thursday, June 10 2010

Life: A Simple Story About Sex and Food

Sumptuously filmed, gorgeously executed, and groundbreaking in technique and motivation, Life must be one of the great film accomplishments of the decade.

Tuesday, June 8 2010

Shinjuku Incident Is An Action Film Where Jackie Chan Can't Fight: And That's a Good Thing?

Jackie Chan returns to Hong Kong cinema after the butchering of Hollywood to attempt a serious turn. Get this: it's not necessarily a bad thing.

Wednesday, June 2 2010

Freud: A Man's Life in Six Hours

A film that attempts to discover Freud through his work, this is a deliberately slow, loving look at a life lived.

Monday, May 31 2010

According to 'Metatropolis' the Future is Simultaneously Doomed and Infinitely Redeemable

An anthology of five short stories by some of the most exciting talents in science fiction, Metatropolis is a speculative work of what 'The Urban' could mean in the near-future.


Wednesday, April 21 2010

"Big Tits Zombie": Japan Can Do Ironic Too

The ostensibly real and not-at-all-fake Japanese film Big Tits Zombie might be dismissed by an American audience fed on the "Japan is weird" line as confirmation of their tar-brush beliefs. But surely, a cynical Western perspective must recognize blatant irony when it sees it.

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