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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.

Five Hot Chicks and the MPAA, Why Can't This Be Europe? Zack Snyder's 'Sucker Punch' | 24 Mar 2011 // 9:45 PM

PopMatters was in Beverly Hills for the Sucker Punch press junket, and sat down with among others, Director Zack Snyder, Producer Deborah Snyder, and stars Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jamie Chung.


'Sucker Punch': A Series of Fights, Confrontations, Fights, Arguments, Fights, and Fights | 8 Nov 2011 // 3:03 PM

This British fight movie might actually be worse than the teen-fantasy special effects vehicle of the same name.

'Sucker Punch': Sound and Fury Signifying Nothing -- a Furious Sounding Nothing | 8 Aug 2011 // 11:00 PM

Though visually striking and stylistically ambitious, this bombastic, juvenile genre mashup is a mostly discordant, occasionally incoherent, but always compulsively watchable, mess. Just check your brain at the door...


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.

Glam Slamdunk: In Defense of 'Sucker Punch' | 28 Mar 2011 // 8:00 PM

Sucker Punch is one of the rare films that finds a specific means of vizualization and runs like hell with it. It is literally unlike any movie made in the last few years.


Where does 'Sucker Punch' leave Zack Snyder? | 28 Mar 2011 // 11:31 PM

LOS ANGELES — He had a promising debut, a monster hit, a slight disappointment and a slightly larger disappointment. And in the last few weeks he's

Girl power: Action heroines pack a 'Punch' | 21 Mar 2011 // 1:30 AM

NEW YORK — Black undies? Or white? It was a choice that confronted writer-director Zack Snyder while making "Sucker Punch," a mostly female action-fantasy starring Emily

//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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