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.


If There Was Ever a Movie That Deserved This Degree of Re-examination, It's Metropolis | 1 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

The story of Metropolis' 2010 restoration is as complicated -- full of mistaken identities and made harder by bureaucratic machinery -- as the film itself. In its Blu-Ray release, Bruce Bennett sheds light on how the newest restoration came to be.

Metropolis (2001) - PopMatters Film Review ) | 24 Jan 2002 // 8:00 AM

It's not so often that you see an anime as deliberately unsexy as Rintaro's 'Metropolis'.


Double Take: Metropolis (1927) | 20 Apr 2015 // 6:18 AM

Double Take looks at the men, the machine, the Moloch, the maiden, the master, and Metropolis as we attempt to find the intermediary heart between the Expressionism and politics.

//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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