Peter Berg
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The Worst Films of 2012
23 Jan 2013 // 4:10 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.

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May)
30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.


'Lone Survivor' Is a Formidable Piece of Storytelling
19 Jun 2014 // 1:00 AM

Both a visceral and heartbreaking experience, Lone Survivor honors truth through fiction in a way that is both rare and haunting.

CNN Doesn't Care About Rules of Engagement
20 Dec 2013 // 8:30 AM

As much as Lone Survivor makes clear the Seals' legendary dedication and durability, it will go on to literalize the "dark, cold corners" and, of course, the "bad things".


'Battleship': What Did You Expect?
28 May 2012 // 5:00 AM

The film is a huge missed opportunity, not because of its action potential but because of its subtext.

Sunk? This 'Battleship' Stunk!
18 May 2012 // 12:00 AM

Battleship is bollocks. Oddly enough, it makes no apologies for being so stupid.


Unheroic superhero appealed to director 'Hancock' director Peter Berg
2 Jul 2008 // 10:23 PM

"I loved the idea of an alcoholic, nihilistic, subversive superhero, fighting crime drunk," says Peter Berg about "Hancock" - a screenplay that's been kicking around

Today's foreign wars are Hollywood hell
8 Nov 2007 // 7:47 PM

This is not your grandfather's war. This war is unpopular and controversial, seemingly endless. But that hasn't stopped Hollywood from releasing a series of films

//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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