Europa Report

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - August 2013 | 30 Jul 2013 // 11:20 PM

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.


Losing Ground in Space with 'Europa Report' | 4 Aug 2013 // 11:30 PM

The found footage film is less immersive than it is distinctly designed, continually reminding viewers of the ways movies are made, how they shape your experience.


'Europa Report' Is Very Authentic... and a Bit Aggravating | 2 Aug 2013 // 1:00 AM

Europa Report lacks a hook, a real investment to keep us glued to the occasionally jumbled narrative.

//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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