The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013 | 18 Dec 2013 // 8:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.


Dennis Côté's 'Bestiaire' Prompts Reflection on the Conventions of Cinematic Narrative | 3 Mar 2013 // 4:10 PM

Because most people are used to films that tell stories or make arguments, the natural response is to impose meaning on the images in Bestiaire, a response that reduces their immediateness and reality.


TIFF 2012: Day 1: 'Amour' + 'Burn It Up Djassa' + 'Bestiaire' + 'Far Out Isn’t Far Enough' | 10 Sep 2012 // 1:30 AM

PopMatters begins daily coverage of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, this last major festival before awards season.

//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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