Rob Lemkin, Thet Sambath
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The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.


'Enemies of the People': Then We Would Solve Him
10 Jan 2011 // 10:10 PM

Filmmaker Thet Sambath's performance is as fascinating as any of his subjects'.

'Enemies of the People': He Very, Very Suffer
29 Jul 2010 // 10:42 PM

Even as he speaks, you see this is impossible. Even as the film records confessions, including Nuon Chea's, the monstrosity of their actions renders words ineffective, ever incomplete.

//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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