Articles tagged lon chaney jr.

Reluctant Gunslingers and Incorrigible She-Devils

Can classic Hollywood films help us navigate today’s environment of political apathy and cynical media saturation?

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7 Aug 2008 // 9:59 PM

Only the Valiant

This film recalls a different cinematic climate in which movies could be made purely for entertainment without being schlocky blockbusters.

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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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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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