A Film Unfinished

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.


'A Film Unfinished': To Tell the Untellable | 18 Aug 2010 // 10:29 PM

The Nazis' infatuation with documentation is visible everywhere in A Film Unfinished, as German soldiers grab residents' arms or push them along in the street, as starving children sit on curbs and adults hurry along sidewalks.


Should History Be Rated "R"? | 4 Aug 2010 // 12:30 AM

The Holocaust is one of those historical truths that can't be sugar coated via suggestion. As the Jewish people rightly proclaim, it remains a "never forget" moment in our collective consciousness.

//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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