Lee Daniel’s The Butler

The Worst Films of 2013 | 6 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

For those who love film (as we do), it's often hard to hate the medium you enjoy so much. In the case of the movies listed here, the ability to loathe was quite easy, actually.

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.


Racism, 'The Butler,' and the Audible "Gasp!" | 16 Aug 2013 // 2:45 AM

For some, the events in The Butler will be previously unknown and now new. That should never be the case, considering how shortsighted we can be as a society.

//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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