James McTeigue
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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015
6 May 2015 // 4:40 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.

The Worst Films of 2012
23 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

When movies are mediocre, they're maddening. But when they are as bad as the selections here, you can't help but question the artform's overall validity.


Quoth the Poet, Please No More: 'The Raven'
17 Oct 2012 // 6:05 PM

It's impossible to imagine Edgar Allan Poe's reaction to The Raven, a film too far removed from the great author's stories to be at all connected to the man himself.

'The Raven': Poe's Last Hours, Actionated
27 Apr 2012 // 12:30 AM

The movie doesn't get at, not even nearly, how Edgar Allan Poe's dilemma is complicated by the vexing pleasures of crass entertainments.


'Ninja' Is a Blood-Splattered Geek Show
25 Nov 2009 // 6:42 AM

They are known as "gorehounds" - genre film fans who enjoy the life-fluid lasciviousness of movies drenched in blood and guts. For this discerning demographic,

//Mixed media

'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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