The Heat

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview June 2013 | 4 Jun 2013 // 5:16 PM

A classic comic book champion challenges three different takes on the End of the World, while some oddball independents struggle for recognition in this second serving of Summer season spectacle.


Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy Are 'The Heat' | 27 Jun 2013 // 10:30 PM

The girls are perfect for each other: they get drunk, bond and some more stuff, until they're united as ass-kicking sisters who have badges and guns and each other's backs.

//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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