The Impossible

The Best Female Film Performances of 2012 | 6 Jan 2013 // 4:08 PM

From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 4: December | 10 Sep 2012 // 5:12 PM

The final players in the possible Awards Season set-up come to play, and there's plenty to look forward to, including the latest from Quentin Tarantino.


'The Impossible' May Be 2012's Most Misunderstood Horror Masterpiece | 26 Apr 2013 // 3:10 AM

J. A. Bayona gained worldwide notoriety with The Orphanage, a Spanish gothic horror film that failed in every way that The Impossible succeeds.

'The Impossible': A Family Swept Up in a Tsunami | 21 Dec 2012 // 12:30 AM

The family in this visceral look at the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is swept along by chaotic tides, grasping at bits of sanity like flotsam.


Naomi Watts’ "Impossible" Odds | 15 Jan 2013 // 12:00 AM

Joe Vallese looks at the curious case of Naomi Watts' history with Oscar...


The Wizardry Behind ‘The Impossible’s’ Terrifying Wave | 7 Jan 2013 // 2:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — The tsunami sequence in the new film “The Impossible” is so terrifying in its intensity that you might believe you’re watching actual

//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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