Across the Universe

Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007 | 10 Jan 2008 // 2:59 PM

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.


Across the Universe | 20 Sep 2007 // 9:00 PM

Such structural spottiness -- great numbers punctuating humdrum character arcs -- is hardly unusual in a musical.


A new script for Hollywood war movies | 10 Oct 2007 // 9:27 PM

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie "Across the Universe." A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in "In the Valley of Elah." The

She's the guide on this magical mystery tour | 19 Sep 2007 // 10:06 PM

NEW YORK -- When visionary film and theater director Julie Taymor ("Frida," "Titus," Broadway's "The Lion King") signed on to make a musical about the

//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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