Jake Kasdan
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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview: July 2014
1 Jul 2014 // 8:14 PM

We take another trip to a certain simian world, we have another experience with an annual government authorized night of lawlessness, and we get our second sighting of a mythic Greek muscleman.

Summer Movie Preview: June 2011
2 May 2011 // 4:00 PM

The return of everyone's favorite mutants, the arrival of an intergalactic peacekeeper, and some guy with a bunch of birds marks June's idea of sunny Summer fun.


Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel Act Out for 'Sex Tape'
18 Jul 2014 // 3:30 AM

Sex Tape demonstrates that it's very hard to do a funny movie about the difficulty of maintaining a successful marriage.

'Bad Teacher', Good Job
18 Oct 2011 // 3:58 PM

The filmmakers don't frame Elizabeth as stupid so much as possessing a particular taste for booze, junk food, expensive shoes, and bitchery; Diaz plays her as a popular girl gone to seed.

//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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