First Position
//Features

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May) | 30 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.

//Reviews

'First Position' Chronicles the Lives of Child Dancers | 3 May 2012 // 11:27 PM

If, within the universe of ballet movies, there is an antithesis to Black Swan, First Position may be it.

//Blogs

The 10 Best Songs by the Band | 25 Apr 2012 // 1:00 AM

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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