The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - August 2013 | 31 Jul 2013 // 12:20 AM
As we enter the dog days of summer, we get the summer movie season dregs as well. Still, there's some stuff to look forward to, including the latest from Neill Blomkamp, a biopic on Linda Lovelace, more Disney cross promotional marketing, and the latest from the almost always brilliant Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost.
'Elysium' Has a Ton of Underutilized Ideas | 6 Jan 2014 // 2:10 AM
Elysium's ambitions are undeniable. It's just a shame the same can't be said for the plot or characters.
What Happens to the Human Body in 'Elysium' | 9 Aug 2013 // 2:00 AM
Elysium is another allegory, a sharper, more finely honed story than District 9, with less leaden symbolism, still stamped with Neill Blomkamp's less admirable quirks.
'Elysium' Depicts the Cinematic Shape of Things to Come | 7 Aug 2013 // 12:10 AM
It may not be nominated for an Oscar, but Elysium stands as a triumph for those who think sci-fi is nothing more than dumbed down dogfights in space.