The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - October 2011 | 9 Sep 2011 // 8:00 AM

With Award Season in sight, October offers up the last of the should-have-been-summer blockbusters (Real Steel, Anonymous), a few indie darlings (Like Crazy, Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene), and the usual dose of All Hallow's Eve tie-ins (Red State, Paranormal Activity 3).


'Anonymous': Manhood, Penned | 27 Oct 2011 // 10:45 PM

Anonymous premises Edward's manhood partly on his sexual prowess and partly on his poetry, but it loses sight of the latter's allusions and intrigues, and instead falls in love with its own most obvious sensations.


Shakespeare in Limbo: 'Anonymous' | 28 Oct 2011 // 7:00 AM

If convolution where compliments, Anonymous would be one highly flattered film.

//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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