Mike Binder
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//Features

The PopMatters 'Short Ends & Leader' Spring Film Preview
1 Mar 2007 // 2:00 PM

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

//Reviews

'Black or White' Doesn't Explore Gray Areas
30 Jan 2015 // 2:51 AM

In reducing the complexity of its characters, Black or White boils down complex racial dynamics to worn-out tropes, like the "well-meaning white guy".

Reign Over Me (2007)
22 Mar 2007 // 11:29 PM

Even as it probes the difficulties of coping with loss and showcases Cheadle's remarkable capacity for compelling understatement, it also grants Sandler too much time to practice his seriosity in close-up.

//News

Mike Binder's 'Reign Over Me' came out of 9/11
24 Mar 2007 // 10:13 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Mich. -- Like most everyone, director Mike Binder knows exactly where he was on 9/11. Unlike most of us, though, he didn't witness it on

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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