The Kings of Summer

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2013 | 29 Apr 2013 // 5:14 PM

Within the first two weeks of the 2013 summer season, we'll see two of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. We'll also get more Hangover, some F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the (hopeful) return of M. Night Shyamalan to the ranks of legitimate filmmaker.


Teenagers Having Adventures in the Woods: 'The Kings of Summer' | 7 Jun 2013 // 1:00 AM

Focused on three teenagers coming of age, this Sundance hit feels nostalgic, even with its contemporary setting.

//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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