Eastern Promises

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007 | 10 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male | 8 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.


Eastern Promises | 13 Sep 2007 // 9:00 PM

Eastern Promises crosses up and recombines stories of parents and children, even violence and history.


Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie | 16 Sep 2007 // 10:12 PM

Viggo Mortensen was busted the other day for smoking at the Ritz-Carlton, one of the city's fine hostelries. "It could be God, and he couldn't

//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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