Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007 | 16 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.


'Caligula's Ghost: Why Cinema Needs Epic Failure More than Mediocre Success | 1 Dec 2011 // 3:00 PM

Obscene, grandiose and artistically worthless -- such is the monstrous reputation of the 1979 art-porn blockbuster Caligula. Is this most shocking of Roman epics worthy of reappraisal?


'Spartacus: Blood and Sand' | 22 Jan 2010 // 8:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — In titling its new series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," the Starz Network cannot be accused of false advertising. There is blood, and lots

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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