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Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Nine | 27 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part nine features Frank Sinatra, Rosalind Russell and more...


What Changed for Our Protagonist in 'The Pawnbroker'? | 6 May 2014 // 1:00 AM

The Pawnbroker remains an important work, especially as one of the first major studio films to explore the Holocaust.


10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For) | 26 Feb 2015 // 4:59 AM

Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.

//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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