The Best Male Film Performances of 2012 | 8 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM
From diabolical tech terrorism to brutal slave ownership, the actors that make up this year's best traversed a wide canvas of creative and cinematic choices.
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...
An Open Letter to Tom Cruise: How to Make a Movie Rock | 24 Jul 2012 // 5:15 PM
Dear Tom Cruise: We know you are hurting from the failure of Rock of Ages. However, if you learn the lessons from the best rock-themed movies, you can still make a rock film for the ages.
Rock of the Aged, or, 'Rock of Ages' | 14 Oct 2012 // 5:15 PM
With tired clichés and uninspired dance numbers, Rock of Ages feels as old as its music. The extras on the blu-ray, however, are worth seeing.
‘Rock of Ages’: A Congregation of Vapors | 14 Jun 2012 // 11:35 PM
By investing its fate in two personality-free leads, this fitfully witty hair-metal mash-up musical loses before it begins; even with Tom Cruise in full Lizard King drag.
'Rock' of Changes | 18 Jun 2012 // 3:45 AM
Instead of meaningful metal, everything plays like a Disney TV movie version of the source.
Hair Metal for Glee-ful Morons: 'Rock of Ages' | 13 Jun 2012 // 11:28 PM
Like a bad mixtape created by the abominable Ark Music Factory, Rock of Ages is all flash and very, VERY little substance.