The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2011 | 9 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

You may snicker when looking over this list, but these are the films of 2011 that made us feel guilty for loving them so -- and love them we do.

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - November 2011 | 15 Sep 2011 // 11:45 PM

Like the seminal song by Queen, November is "no time for losers" as the Oscar races heat up (J Edgar, The Descendants) and superficial fluff (Piranha 3DD, Tower Heist) becomes scarce.


Better than 'Clash of the Titans', 'Immortals' Is Still Crappy | 20 Mar 2012 // 10:07 PM

If you want to sit back and watch a big, dumb sword fight between lots of shirtless dudes with carefully sculpted abs, then you’re in luck. There's a lot of that.

'Immortals' Celebrates the Brutish Adventures of Both Men and Gods | 10 Nov 2011 // 10:40 PM

Laws mean little to these immortals once "considered incapable of death," at least until they "discover they can kill each other." Likewise, they discover they can't not interfere with men.

//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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