Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged edgar wright

Wednesday, May 28 2014

What Edgar Wright’s Departure from ‘Ant-Man’ Says About Marvel

At one time, Marvel was seen as taking risks in defiance of the bottom line. Those days are gone, apparently.


Monday, August 5 2013

When a Fire Starts to Burn: ‘The Best Film You’ve Never Seen’

Robert K. Elder's impeccable knack for interviewing illuminates what makes 35 professional cinephiles tick in this essential book.


Monday, August 30 2010

Scott Pilgrim vs. Thematic Clarity

Inasmuch as Pilgrim explores the "save the princess" archetype and questions romance as an abstracted end point arrived at through violence, the story then summarily rejects deeper characterization by asking us to forget all that and cheer for the death of the final boss anyway -- simply because he's a bigger jerk than Scott is.


Sunday, August 29 2010

‘Scott Pilgrim’ and What Movies Mean to Comics

Why do comics readers care about the movies made from their favorite books?


Monday, April 23 2007

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz is all about the guys. And who needs girls when you have guns?


Friday, April 20 2007

‘Hot Fuzz’: Filmakers approve the use of deadly farce

"The one word that we bristle at is 'spoof.'"


Thursday, April 19 2007

Taking aim at cop movies with ‘Hot Fuzz’


Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Reviews) [23.Sep.04]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.