Mr. Brooks

Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007 | 16 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

Monkey Business (Part 2: June) | 1 May 2007 // 4:59 PM

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.


Mr. Brooks (2007) | 31 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Even as you're wondering just how tedious the movie might get, William Hurt pops up to offer his snarky, sniffy version of "advice," and Mr. Brooks turns into something else.


The Movie Masochist: Television for women and serial killers | 14 Jun 2007 // 5:46 AM

If you have cable, you've probably seen programs on (or commercials for) Lifetime TV, the network that once marketed itself as "television for women." This

Costner ignores naysayers, embraces challenges of 'Mr. Brooks' | 3 Jun 2007 // 6:45 AM

A lot of people thought that Kevin Costner should have passed on "Mr. Brooks." You're playing a serial killer, they said, and your fans won't

//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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