Adventure and Discovery: An Academic Discussion With Bad Religion's Greg Graffin | 23 Nov 2015 // 9:00 PM
PopMatters talks with Bad Religion's Greg Graffin about his new book The Population Wars, his life as a Doctorate-holding punk singer, enlightenment, society, music, and science.
"There Are No Half-Measures": An Interview with the Zombies' Rod Argent | 3 Nov 2015 // 9:00 PM
How many rock stars have opened the World Cup, performed with Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Who, created two distinct and massively successful rock bands and released an album of classical music? One. Rod Argent is back to talk about the past, present and future of the Zombies.
Abandoned ‘Star Wars’ Plot Points Episode IV: A Family that Slays Together Strays Apart | 21 Jun 2015 // 9:02 PM
Planet of the Wookiees, expendable heroes, familiar clones, depressing endings, unknown siblings, and more twins than you can shake a saber at: is this the Star Wars saga you remember?
'New Life and New Civilizations': The 'Star Trek' Saga in Comics | 9 Jun 2015 // 10:01 PM
This is a deep and intelligent look at the various incarnations of Star Trek on the gridded page -- and not just from super fans and convention-goers.
"We're All Fans": An Interview with Judas Priest's Ian Hill | 31 May 2015 // 10:02 PM
Over 45 years in music, 17 studio albums and 45 million records sold. Judas Priest's only constant member talks about the band's storied history, the evolution of heavy metal, and the 30th anniversary of their seminal classic Defenders of the Faith.
Supremium: Image Comic's Less "Awesome” Superman //19.Jun.13
The Best Comic Book Moments in 2012 Movies //7.Jan.13
Abandoned 'Star Wars' Plot Points, Episode I: The Ties That Surround Us, Bind Us and Penetrate Us //12.Aug.12
'The Hunger Games': The Writer’s Cut Really Is Better (Sponsored Article) | 20 Jun 2016 // 9:30 PM
Even if you've seen The Hunger Games films dozens of times, the books will reveal character complexities that were left out of the film adaptations.
Formulating 'The Hunger Games' Part 2: Evolution of the Mockingjay | 3 May 2016 // 10:00 PM
From Death Race to The 10th Victim, may the odds be ever in your favour!
Formulating 'The Hunger Games' Part 1: When Books Catch Fire | 25 Apr 2016 // 9:00 PM
Like The Hunger Games? There are a lot of similar books that you'll love. Think The Hunger Games stories are a rip off? Read on; the same applies.
How to Recover From the Batman v. Superman Debacle: An Open Letter to Warner Bros. | 28 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is getting trashed. How can DC and Warner Bros. recover from this debacle? PopMatters' comics and movie scholar can help.
The Most Unintentionally Terrifying "Love Songs" Ever Written | 28 Feb 2016 // 9:30 PM
From Van Halen to Dean Martin, some of the world's most beloved "love" songs are actually hideously sinister when you dig just below the surface.
Instantly Familiar: Hollywood's Great Duopolies //13.Feb.14
Vincent Price: The Poe Cycle //23.Oct.13
The Pragmatic Anarchy of the Long Take //8.Nov.12
There's Still Much to Enjoy in 'Star Trek into Darkness' | 16 Jun 2016 // 5:30 AM
Star Trek Into Darkness has never looked or sounded better than this new 4K UHD release, but it's hard to ignore that this is a big budget remake of Wrath of Khan.
'The Revenant' Is Both Unquestionably Unpleasant and Incredibly Beautiful | 16 Jun 2016 // 4:30 AM
Iñárritu immense skills with the camera eye, taking in the expansive, cruel landscape and harsh, cold mountain ranges in an appreciation that rivals the best nature paintings.
The Trek Saga Re-Begins, Again, But This Time in UHD | 15 Jun 2016 // 5:30 AM
The rebooted Star Trek looks and sounds amazing in 4K, but the Ultra High Definition proves even more that the film hasn't stood up to the (brief) test of time.
The Arrow Must Fall: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2' | 10 Apr 2016 // 9:10 PM
Mockingjay Part 2 is an excellent finalé to the popular film series, but due to its nature as a second (or fourth) part, it can't stand on its own.
Bernard Rose's 'Frankenstein' Is a Tale of the Postmodern Prometheus | 9 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM
The director of Candyman and Immortal Beloved brings us a present day retelling of Frankenstein that is both as flawed and forgivable as its main character.
Anthrax: For All Kings //21.Feb.16
Not This Again… 'Sinister 2' //14.Jan.16
Kiss and Kill: Vixens, Vamps & Vipers //3.Jun.15
'Blacula' Bites, but Never Sucks //7.Apr.15
John Carpenter: Lost Themes //5.Feb.15
Marilyn Manson: The Pale Emperor //21.Jan.15
Comics Are Not Just an American Artform… //3.Dec.14
'Mystery Science Theater 3000: Turkey Day Collection (XXXI)' Is Comedy Worth Being Thankful For //25.Nov.14
Pink Floyd: The Endless River //25.Nov.14
'Ghost in the Shell 25th Anniversary Edition' Is a Classic Anime Given Paltry Extras Treatment //21.Oct.14
'Seizure' Rides on Oliver Stone's Name //2.Oct.14
Comics Go Psychedelic, Then Dark… //23.Sep.14
'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' Is a Charming Collection of Anachronisms //23.Sep.14
The Art of the Author is Art Like No Other //3.Sep.14
'Quadrophenia: Live In London' Proves That the Four Sides of the Who Are Still Alive and Well //8.Jul.14
Wes Anderson and His Weird Ways Are Quite Apparent in 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' //17.Jun.14
'Doctor Who' Minus the What, When, Why and Where //22.May.14
The Fall of The Clash Minus the Rise //18.May.14
Exploring the Depths of the 'Hill Street Blues' //13.May.14
'Marvel Encyclopedia: Updated & Expanded' Makes for an Aesthetically Stunning Visual Experience //30.Apr.14
Nine Inch Nails and Coil: Recoiled //10.Apr.14
Eric Clapton After the Collapse of Cream //20.Mar.14
You Can’t Take It with You… 'Naked As We Came' //18.Mar.14
Boz Scaggs: The Essential Boz Scaggs //20.Feb.14
'Darkman': The Face of Revenge //18.Feb.14
'Good Times': Ain’t We Lucky We Got 'Em? //12.Feb.14
Yield to Dilbert's Technical Superiority //5.Feb.14
The Beginning (and End?) of Ender on Film //30.Jan.14
The Surreal Revenge of the Sociopath //29.Jan.14
'Die, Monster, Die!' //23.Jan.14
The Students of the Temple of Ineptitude //15.Jan.14
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box Set //9.Jan.14
'Metallica: The Complete Illustrated History' Can Be a Thrilling Journey for Those Who Dare Take It //7.Jan.14
To a Cemetery Go! //30.Dec.13
Jimi Hendrix Experience: Miami Pop Festival //11.Dec.13
I Was a Teenage Were-Cicada! //11.Dec.13
Beware the Runaway Terminatrix! //9.Dec.13
SQÜRL: EP #2 //5.Dec.13
The Mission: The Brightest Light //4.Dec.13
Soundgarden: Screaming Life / Fopp (Remastered) //26.Nov.13
Glasvegas: Later... When The TV Turns To Static //14.Nov.13
Melvins: Tres Cabrones //7.Nov.13
Arcade Fire: Reflektor //30.Oct.13
The Lasting Mystery of 'The Wall' //29.Oct.13
Paul McCartney: New //14.Oct.13
KoRn: The Paradigm Shift //9.Oct.13
Turin Brakes: We Were Here //8.Oct.13
John Frusciante: Outsides EP //23.Sep.13
The Clash: Sound System //19.Sep.13
'Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka' Tells of an Alien Invasion with Lots of Running and Screaming //15.Sep.13
Arctic Monkeys: AM //9.Sep.13
Have Mercy: 'Lord of the Flies' //6.Sep.13
'Swamp Thing' Rises out of the Swamps for a Blu-ray that Is Better than the Sum of Its Parts //5.Aug.13
In The Kentucky Fried Movie Expect the Unexpected, Exercise Total Concentwation on the Isle of Lucy //29.Jul.13
SQÜRL:EP #1 //29.Jul.13
The Impossible Girl: The Sky Is Calling //23.Jul.13
Dio: Magica (Deluxe Edition) //18.Jul.13
Beautiful But Derivative: "A1 #2" //17.Jul.13
Japanther: Eat Like Lisa Act Like Bart //14.Jul.13
Lesbian: Forestelevision //9.Jul.13
Cloud Boat: Book of Hours //8.Jul.13
Tournament of Death, Tour de Force: 'Enter the Dragon: 40th Anniversary Edition Blu-Ray' //20.Jun.13
Simple Minds: Celebrate - The Greatest Hits + //19.Jun.13
The Bunny The Bear: Stories //13.Jun.13
The Fifth Doctor vs the Grim Android Reaper: 'Doctor Who: The Visitation (Special Edition)' //4.Jun.13
'Dirty Mary Crazy Larry' & 'Race with the Devil' Have Enough Peter Fondaisms to Choke a Giraffe //3.Jun.13
Anthrax: Anthems //27.May.13
Call of the Cthulhu Nazis: "Fatale #14" //19.May.13
Neo Noir in a Flying Car: Mister X: Eviction #1 //30.Apr.13
Staying on "Message": "East of West #2" //23.Apr.13
The Fabulous Thunderbirds: On the Verge //10.Apr.13
Mad Season: Above (Deluxe Edition) //4.Apr.13
'Ooga Booga': Sometimes Bad is Just Bad //26.Mar.13
'Bates Motel': A Boy and His Mother //18.Mar.13
The Homecoming Chance: "Hellboy in Hell #4" //6.Mar.13
'Out There': More Kids in Search of Something //21.Feb.13
The Clock is Ticking in 'Zero Hour' //13.Feb.13
'Southland' Season Five: More Complex Questions //12.Feb.13
'Alpha Dogs': Training Hero Hounds //7.Feb.13
'Archer' Returns, With an Identity Crisis //17.Jan.13
Reign of the Adequate Man... Part 1: When no other hero will “do”. | 17 Jan 2014 // 6:00 AM
"To Be Continued..." has covered “all things comics” from the big heroes at Marvel and DC to the lesser known heroes at the big and small companies. This time out, JC figures that going “Ultra Indie” would be... adequate.
A Day One Look at the Xbox One | 16 Dec 2013 // 5:00 AM
“To Be Continued...” recently covered the controversy and backlash of Ben Affleck’s casting as Batman. The only 2013 reception this bad has been that of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console. How is it?
How to Replace Iron Man (Without Really Trying)... | 15 Nov 2013 // 6:00 AM
In our last two installments “To Be Continued...” has covered the first guy to wield Captain America's shield since the original and the first guy to pick up Mjolnir besides Thor. This time... will the real Iron Man please stand up?
Thor WHO? It's Beta Ray Bill! | 8 Nov 2013 // 6:00 AM
Last time “To Be Continued...” Captain America's first replacement was explored... But nobody can replace Thor, the god in Marvel's Avengers pantheon, because nobody can pick up that hammer right? Right?
The Captain America That Wasn't… | 16 Oct 2013 // 5:30 AM
“To Be Continued...” has yet to cover Marvel Comics in any significant way. That changes today as we take on one of Marvel's biggest icons... well... sort of.