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Monday, January 13 2014

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2013

Sometimes, a bad movie inspires a bit of unnatural love. In other instances, films overlooked by the masses make it into our personal preferences. Whatever the case is here, we have several examples of efforts we feel bad for enjoying, but love nonetheless.


Tuesday, June 4 2013

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview June 2013

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.


Monday, April 29 2013

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2013

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.


Columns

Wednesday, August 6 2014

'The Purge': Lawful, But Not Helpful

By grounding the violence of his barely veiled speculative fiction in the here-and-now, James DeMonaco risks inciting an audience beyond the walls of the cinema.


Reviews

Friday, June 7 2013

'The Purge' Violently Explores the Mayhem of Order

The Bloody Stranger represents one thing to the clueless folks in his world and something else entirely to you, who know better.


Blogs

Friday, June 7 2013

Future Crock: The Unexplored Possibilities of 'The Purge'

A movie where potentially potent social commentary is sidetracked for the typical, tired horror genre cat and mouse.


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