William A. Wellman
Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Reviews

The One That Started It All: 'A Star is Born'
4 Mar 2012 // 4:00 PM

Perhaps more than a morality tale, this film was a strategy to give post-Great Depression audiences hope, so long as they admired Hollywood from afar.

'Eleven Men and a Girl' and a Mouth
15 Sep 2010 // 4:59 PM

A type of 1930s-era entertainment that today would be unnecessary and inconceivable.

//Blogs

Double Take: 'The Public Enemy' (1931)
24 Jul 2016 // 9:15 PM

Maybe The Public Enemy is a swell dish. Or maybe it ain't so tough. The Steves take on the classic tale of beer and blood.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

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

// Announcements

"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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