The Expendables 2

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (August) | 3 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

Bourne and a bunch of ancient action movie icons wrap up the annual popcorn movie march, not with a whimper, but (hopefully) with a box office bang.


'The Expendables 2': This Isn't the '80s I Remember | 26 Nov 2012 // 4:15 PM

What made the best movies of the '80s the best movie of the '80s was how they balanced violence, humor, and sincerity in a single, enjoyable picture. Die Hard, Rocky III and IV, and Rambo II and III are prime examples.

//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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