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.


'Paul': A Road Trip Flick, 'E.T.'-Style | 13 Sep 2011 // 3:58 PM

Like Kevin Smith before them, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost probably strike a lot of nerds as one of their own: normal-looking blokes with self-taught expertise in any number of movie genres.

'Paul': Vaguely Greenish | 17 Mar 2011 // 11:40 PM

Paul succeeds because it respects its sources, embracing the clichés of alien movies while simultaneously subverting them.


The Five Best Films of Spring 2011 | 3 May 2011 // 5:40 AM

Our picks for the Top 5 films of the Spring...and yes, we are prepared for the inevitable blowback.

Paul: Geek Speak Supreme | 17 Mar 2011 // 11:00 PM

This is a very good film. One imagines though that it could have been great... very great indeed.

//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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