Chris Morris
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The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.


The Los Lonely Wolves, Los Lobos, Is Still Brilliantly Defying Classification
7 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM

It's hard to imagine an American band that's more inventive, death-defying and affable as Los Lobos. A new book and record reveal why.

Political, Pointed, and Peculiar: Armando Iannucci, Comedy Genius
6 May 2013 // 5:30 PM

Armando Iannucci's The Thick of It and Veep have solidified his legacy as a political satirist, but we mustn't forget the impact his other works have had on culture and comedy.


'Four Lions' With a Ridiculous Roar
8 May 2011 // 3:58 PM

Chris Morris transcends the obstacles of the delicate subject matter of suicide bombers and creates a sharp satire.

//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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