Mixed Media

July 2010

Pearl Jam Premieres Two Videos

Pearl Jam premiered two videos yesteday: “Unthought Known” live from Berlin and “Amongst the Waves”.  “Unthought Known” is directed by Wes C. Addle, a


Top Ten Working Actresses: #6 Naomi Watts

First Film: Flirting (John Duigan, 1994) opposite long-time friend Nicole Kidman Must-see: 21 Grams (Alejandro Gonzales Inaritu, 2003); I Heart Huckabees (David O. Russell, 2004); The Painted Veil (John


God of War… The Indie Film

Of all the video game avatars that provide ample space for the adolescent male psyche to project into, perhaps none is better suited than Kratos


50 Nintendo Spoilers in 2 Minutes

In case you don’t have the time to play through these classics, the writers of 8-Bit Twilight Eclipse Interactive (who in a recent post


Get Low Trailer (Aaron Schneider, 2010)

Robert Duvall, Bill Murray and Sissy Spacek star in this “true tall tale” about a wild, misunderstood man coming to grips with a complicated past.


Top Ten Working Actresses: #7 Kate Winslet

First Film: Heavenly Creatures (Peter Jackson, 1994) Must-see: Holy Smoke! (Jane Campion, 1999); Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2003); Little Children (Todd Field, 2006) Star Turn: Sense and


Gogol Bordello - “Pala Tute” (video)

Vevo has the video of “Pala Tute” from the PopMatters approved Trans-Continental Hustle. It’s one of the year’s best singles so far.


No Surrender - “Godda Get It” Video (PopMatters Premiere)

No Surrender brags about making "future music" in this tune and, guess what? They actually deliver it.


Mahjongg - “Whoop” MP3 (PopMatters Premiere)

Mahjongg incorporates interesting elements of pop music without confining the songs to a typical structure. The result is an uncompromising sound in which harsh verges on sweet.


The Mercury Prize 2010 Nominations Are Out. Even Odds on the xx and Dizzee Rascal

The nominations for the UK’s coveted Mercury Prize have been announced and include a couple PopMatters favorites like the xx, Foals, I Am Kloot,


June 2010

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'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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