The Amazing Spider-man 2

Crisis and Continuity: Reliving the Superhero Flicks of 2014 | 31 Dec 2014 // 3:00 AM

Superhero cinema had a watershed year in 2014, where it saw its fully postmodern realization. Films like X-Men: Days of Future Past not only interrogate genre tropes; they also upend them.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2014 | 2 May 2014 // 2:06 AM

It's that time of the year again. Time for the days to get longer and hotter and the moviegoing experience more complicated and chaotic.


The Rise Fall and Rise of Marvel Comics on Film Part 2: The Road Out of Development Hell | 8 Jun 2014 // 8:30 PM

The story is far from over for The Fantastic Four and Spider-Man, but what of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? What of the incredible saga of all of those also-ran comic book films?


'The Amazing Spider-Man 2': Emocore Superhero | 2 May 2014 // 3:00 AM

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is a pulpy and mostly winning combination of spandexed superheroics and the complicated yearnings of young romance.


2 Much 2 Soon? 'The Amazing Spider-man 2' | 29 Apr 2014 // 5:08 AM

When it works, it's a wonder. When it doesn't, the atmosphere of interference is obvious.

//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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