Bill Gibron
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PopMatters Contributing Editor

Since deciding to employ his underdeveloped muse muscles over five years ago, Bill has been a significant staff member and writer for three of the Web's most influential websites: DVD Talk, DVD Verdict and, of course, PopMatters. He also has expanded his own web presence with Bill Gibron.com a place where he further explores creative options. It is here where you can learn of his love of Swindon's own XTC, skim a few chapters of his terrifying tome in the making, The Big Book of Evil, and hear samples from the cassette albums he created in his college music studio, The Scream Room.

Features // 148 Articles
Columns // 39 Articles
Reviews // 291 Articles
Blogs // 2688 Articles
//Features

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015 | 6 May 2015 // 4:40 AM

The popcorn movie season starts in earnest with efforts from the Avengers, Mad Max, the ladies of Pitch Perfect 2, and Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, among many others.

PopMatters Film Preview: December 2014 | 5 Dec 2014 // 7:44 AM

This is it, the final push for the 2014 Awards Season, which includes some big names, some Academy almosts, and subjects as diverse as snipers, orphans, civil rights, and paintings of children with big, sad eyes.

//Columns

This Is a (Wo)Man's World -- Prime Suspect: The Complete Collection | 14 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM

The best thing about Prime Suspect is the density of it all, how we get beneath Tennison's skin to experience her desperation, her despair, and her desires.

Twice as Tough: Short Ends and Leader Turns Two | 13 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

It was a year for directors, decisions, and dilemmas as PopMatters' feisty film blog celebrated its second year of motion picture provocation.

//Reviews

Bunuel's 'Exterminating Angel' Is a Source of Surrealist Satisfaction | 9 Feb 2017 // 9:45 PM

By using obscure symbols and obtuse references, the filmmaker finds a way to turn a specific political problem into a universal pronouncement on people in general.

Ben Affleck's 'Live By Night' Is a Lax Effort at Making Sense of Complex Ideas | 28 Dec 2016 // 5:30 AM

Live by Night is good at era-appropriate garb, but its adaptation of Dennis Lehane's story lacks anything remotely close to sizzle or scope.

//Blogs

Jerry Lewis - GENIUS! | 21 Aug 2017 // 4:36 AM

In the wake of Jerry Lewis' passing, we revisit this article from 2009 highlighting the legendary comedian's movie-making.

The Best and Worst of Summer Film 2015 | 18 Sep 2015 // 3:50 AM

From the same old superhero entries to a singular visionary epic, more mediocre Adam Sandler to some surprising new comedic voices, the Summer of 2015 was a rollercoaster of excellence and awfulness. Here are our choices for the best and worst of the popcorn movie season.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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