GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra

The Worst Films of 2009 | 6 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

What does it say about the last 12 months that two of the year's biggest blockbusters also find residence near the top of our annual compilation of cinematic abominations? Oh, and the rest are pretty rotten as well.

Summer of Same: August 2009 | 29 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


More = Moronic: 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' vs. 'GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra' | 27 Nov 2009 // 3:00 AM

It should have been the blockbuster battle royale of 2009, a cinematic smackdown between two toy-based action adventure popcorn epics. One the one side was Transformers:

//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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