Articles tagged james anthony pearson

24 Aug 2008 // 10:00 PM

He’s Lost Control

The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.

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Ode to Joy: Joy Division / Control (2007)

The most revolutionary thing about punk wasn’t the music, though it’s hard to imagine that ‘70s listeners were ready for the Ramones/Sex

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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11 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM


What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.

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7 Nov 2007 // 2:55 AM


Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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