Richard Loncraine
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//Features

"Come Again, Little Girl": 32 Films That Begin With Someone Leaving a Mental Institution (1904-2012)
17 Mar 2016 // 9:30 PM

These 32 films make the case for the recently-escaped-or-released-mental-patient narrative as its own subgenre, replete with a language of recurring themes, plot devices, and character archetypes.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015
6 May 2015 // 4:40 AM

The popcorn movie season starts in earnest with efforts from the Avengers, Mad Max, the ladies of Pitch Perfect 2, and Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, among many others.

//Reviews

Dennis Potter: 3 to Remember
9 Apr 2009 // 4:58 PM

Potter crafted unsettling suburban-gothic morality tales that polarized audiences while attracting heated denouncements from numerous politicos and pundits.

Firewall (2006)
9 Feb 2006 // 7:00 PM

Is there any role that Mary Lynn Rajskub can't make strange? I mean, delightfully and eloquently strange?"

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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