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Features

Wednesday, July 31 2013

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - August 2013

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.


Reviews

Monday, January 6 2014

'Elysium' Has a Ton of Underutilized Ideas

Elysium's ambitions are undeniable. It's just a shame the same can't be said for the plot or characters.


Friday, August 9 2013

What Happens to the Human Body in 'Elysium'

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.


Blogs

Wednesday, August 7 2013

'Elysium' Depicts the Cinematic Shape of Things to Come

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.


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