David Robert Mitchell
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

40 Nights at the Movies (in the Comfort of Your Home): The Franchise
26 Nov 2015 // 4:59 AM

Back by popular demand! Recommendations from "40 Nights at the Movies" will keep you, your dog and your elephant glued to the couch for months.


'It Follows' Has a Deep Dread on Its Mind
23 Jul 2015 // 2:00 AM

This movie is often creepy and unnerving, but it's not unbearably terrifying, if only because Mitchell's distinctive voice as a filmmaker is such a pleasure to behold.

'The Myth of the American Sleepover' Has an Easy, Bitter-Sweetness
27 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM

The Myth of the American Sleepover is oddly nostalgic even as it depicts the excruciation of adolescence.


'It Follows' Is a Mixtape in Movie Form
23 Jun 2015 // 6:00 AM

In It Follows, director David Robert Mitchell collects many of the best shards and slivers from the refuse heap of the '80s and recombines them into something of great gloss.

The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015
5 May 2015 // 7:21 AM

January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

//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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