Byron Haskin
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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007
24 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

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.


Robinson Crusoe on Mars
17 Oct 2007 // 5:00 PM

This is not a film that will challenge our intellect or astonish us with eye popping visual effects. But then again, it's charming in its naïve re-envisioning of Defoe’s legendary character.

The Naked Jungle (1954)
12 Dec 2004 // 6:00 PM

What sets this Naked Jungle apart is a remarkably astute depiction of the collision of the sexes, in its addition of a mail order bride for the protagonist.

//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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