Joel Schumacher
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The Worst Films of 2011
9 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)
26 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.


Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman Join Forces in 'Trespass'
20 Oct 2011 // 10:58 PM

Trespass soon becomes a noisy exercise in redundant one-upmanship, a never-ending round of put the gun down/no you put the gun down.

'Tigerland' Is a Fine Vietnam War Film from the Man Who Gave Batman Nipples
20 Jun 2011 // 3:59 PM

Joel Schumacher's little seen Vietnam war drama deserves as wide an audience as its better known predecessors in the genre.

//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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