Peter Berg
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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.

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May)
30 Apr 2012 // 6:00 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.


'Deepwater Horizon' Will Entertain You Even If It Fails to Enrage You
30 Sep 2016 // 4:24 AM

Peter Berg’s gripping disaster thriller is a cautionary tale about greed, hubris, and ginormous explosions.

'Lone Survivor' Is a Formidable Piece of Storytelling
19 Jun 2014 // 2:00 AM

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


TIFF 2016: 'Deepwater Horizon', 'Moonlight', 'Carrie Pilby' and 'The Magnificent Seven'
15 Sep 2016 // 9:00 AM

Kids in America: Day 7 at TIFF stays firmly in the land of the brave for two very different coming-of-age stories, an oil disaster and plenty of shooting.

'Battleship': What Did You Expect?
28 May 2012 // 6:00 AM

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


Unheroic superhero appealed to director 'Hancock' director Peter Berg
2 Jul 2008 // 11:23 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 // 8:47 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

Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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