//Reviews
//Features
Beautiful Lies and False Gods in 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice'

Beautiful Lies and False Gods in 'Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice'

By Rick Quinn

15 Jul 2016 // 3:00 AM

Zack Snyder's film interrogates two primal drives in American culture through the top characters of the DC pantheon: fear and its trauma (Batman) and naked power and its ambiguities (Superman)....

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One Shot: Remembering Michael Cimino's Masterpiece, 'The Deer Hunter'

By Sean Murphy

14 Jul 2016 // 2:30 AM

The Deer Hunter gets war, yes, but it also nails the beautiful, if banal simplicity of working class existence....

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//News

How 'Independence Day', 'Armageddon' and Others Bred the Schlockbuster>

As Jeff Goldblum says in a rather different disaster film now in theaters: "They like to get the landmarks."...

Werner Herzog Shot His Latest, 'Salt and Fire', in the Remote Salt Flats of Bolivia>

Director Opens Up About His Obsessions in Documentary 'De Palma'>

'Tickled' Looks at Subculture and Companies That Profit From It>

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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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