The Canyons

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2013 | 13 Jan 2014 // 8:14 PM

Sometimes, a bad movie inspires a bit of unnatural love. In other instances, films overlooked by the masses make it into our personal preferences. Whatever the case is here, we have several examples of efforts we feel bad for enjoying, but love nonetheless.

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - August 2013 | 30 Jul 2013 // 11:20 PM

As we enter the dog days of summer, we get the summer movie season dregs as well. Still, there's some stuff to look forward to, including the latest from Neill Blomkamp, a biopic on Linda Lovelace, more Disney cross promotional marketing, and the latest from the almost always brilliant Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost.


'The Canyons' and the End of Film | 9 Dec 2013 // 11:10 PM

The first movie for the "post-theatrical era", The Canyons vividly illustrates a despairing, nymphomaniac generation run amok.

Lindsay Lohan's Recovery in 'The Canyons' | 9 Aug 2013 // 12:30 AM

Paul Schrader’s and Brett Easton Ellis' wickedly unnerving satire offers the usual Southern California power games, and also shows how soul-sapping this constant contesting can be.

//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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