John Erick Dowdle
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The PopMatters Summer Film Preview: August 2014
31 Jul 2014 // 2:23 AM

There's a lot to look forward to in August, including another amazing Marvel movie, a return of everyone's favorite "heroes on the half-shell", and a welcome return of a certain Sin City.

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2010
3 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

A collection of 10 films that make us feel bad for loving them so - though we can easily defend each and every one... we think.


Owen Wilson Plays the Hapless American in 'No Escape'
28 Aug 2015 // 4:12 AM

Again and again, No Escape shows that this is not how the clueless American planned for things to "work out", that he's a victim.

'Devil': Looking for Ideas
20 Sep 2010 // 12:06 AM

Spooked by what he sees, Ramirez goes on to offer, via a lot of voiceover narration, what he knows about the devil based on tales his grandmother used to tell.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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