The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015

By Bill Gibron

6 May 2015 // 8:40 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. ...

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"The Only Good Bug Is a Dead Bug": 'Starship Troopers' and the Politics of Science Fiction

By Jeremy Griffin

28 Apr 2015 // 1:09 AM

There's little a remake of Starship Troopers could add to the original's deceptively deep insights into the nature of social organization....

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Remembering Orson Welles at 100>

Forgive Orson Welles his excesses from steaks and milkshakes to impossible dreams and wish him a happy birthday wherever he is....

‘Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck’ Achieves a Kind of Heightened Truth>

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Kurt Cobain Documentary Gets Emotional Reception in Seattle>


The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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