People Like Us

Hot Stuff: The PopMatters Summer 2012 Movie Preview (June) | 1 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

June arrives on full film fire, with a new one from Pixar, a look at a Presidential monster killer, and Ridley Scott's return to a certain extraterrestrial franchise...


'People Like Us' is Back in Blu-ray with Its Well-Acted Dissection of a Dysfunctional Family | 21 Oct 2012 // 5:10 PM

People Like Us illustrates how sometimes people you think you know can surprise you and how complete strangers can become your family.

'People Like Us' Follows Another Boy in Search of Himself | 28 Jun 2012 // 12:30 AM

The fundamental plotline is the same as for the comic book movies or the Apatow clones: a boy needs to sort out his identity.

//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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