As I Lay Dying

The Best International & Indie Films of 2013 | 22 Dec 2013 // 8:10 PM

Sometimes, you have to travel a bit off the beaten path to find salvation from the onslaught that is the mainstream moviemaking machine.

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - September 2013 | 6 Sep 2013 // 2:02 AM

The preamble to Awards Season proper starts off with a collection of leftovers, a few failed tentpoles, some festival favorites, and at least two films centering on sex addiction and cannibalism. Now what does that say about September in general and specifically what Hollywood thinks you'll tolerate before the Oscar bait is unleashed?


Franco Does Faulkner: 'As I Lay Dying' | 21 Oct 2013 // 1:59 AM

In essence, As I Lay Dying is a character study and as a director, Franco crafts same with a combination of finesse and an unflinching eye.

//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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