Anne Fletcher
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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015
6 May 2015 // 3:40 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.

The Worst Films of 2009
6 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

What does it say about the last 12 months that two of the year's biggest blockbusters also find residence near the top of our annual compilation of cinematic abominations? Oh, and the rest are pretty rotten as well.


'Hot Pursuit' Substitutes Hate for Humor
11 May 2015 // 3:00 AM

Hot Pursuit is a sexist screed in which women are reduced to ridiculous gender stereotypes all for the sake of laughs -- which are nonexistent.

Streisand and Rogen's 'The Guilt Trip' Runs Low on Fuel
30 Jul 2013 // 5:10 PM

Strangely endearing and mildly funny, The Guilt Trip is a charming but unexceptional film that fails to live up to its potential.


The Proposal (2009): Blu-ray
11 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

Sandra Bullock is much more than her current career arc. She's a better actress than her RomCom credentials would suggest, and when given material to

//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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