Brad Bird
Features // 5 Articles
Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
News // 1 Articles
//Features

Art Transforms in Brad Bird's Pop Americana Film, 'The Iron Giant'
20 Feb 2017 // 9:00 PM

This film takes a revisionist approach to forms of American popular culture and mythology -- the Atomic Age, comic books, sci-fi, mid-century design -- and depicts a fierce battle between orthodoxy and individual vision.

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.

//Reviews

'Tomorrowland' Captures Sci-fi’s Shiny Surfaces but Misses Its Geeky Heart
3 Nov 2015 // 11:30 PM

Brad Bird’s message, with which he clubs the audience about the head and shoulders, is that we could have had jet packs, space travel, and all of that by now -- if only we hadn’t stopped believing.

'Tomorrowland' Is a Future That's Past
22 May 2015 // 4:35 AM

In loving a future that used to be "better", Tomorrowland is predictably incoherent. It wants an old future, one that's long gone.

//Blogs

The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 3:00 AM

Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.

A Real Action Film: 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'
16 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is 2011's most consistently entertaining effort.

//News

Stand-up comic rats on the making of 'Ratatouille'
1 Jul 2007 // 9:05 PM

Unlike his namesake, Patton Oswalt is an unlikely candidate for military glory. Then again, Oswalt is not a retired Marine colonel like his father, who

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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