I’m Still Here

The Best DVDs of 2010 | 5 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

As the medium continues to struggle with significance in the steady "streaming" of the 21st Century, here are PopMatters' picks for the best the format(s) have to offer.


'I'm Still Here', Pay Attention | 16 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

This film could be called authentic because of its strong (and very relevant) central argument against the exaltation and destruction of celebrities and the innovative approach both filmmaker and star take to illustrate that argument.

Is Life Real in 'I'm Still Here'? | 10 Sep 2010 // 12:25 AM

The question is not whether the new Joaquin Phoenix or even the movie is a hoax -- all documentaries show performances, selves designed for cameras. The more interesting question has to do with you: do you want to believe the film, and why?


Truth is a funny thing in Hollywood | 22 Sep 2010 // 6:34 AM

Casey Affleck and Joaquin Phoenix's mock documentary, "I'm Still Here," now revealed to be an utter fake, is just the latest example of a tsunami

Joaquin Phoenix is still here (and may be available for film roles) | 13 Sep 2010 // 10:38 PM

TORONTO — Throughout the new film "I'm Still Here," Joaquin Phoenix insists he's done with movies — acting, the Oscar-nominated "Gladiator" and "Walk the Line" star says,

//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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