The Road

Hitting 'The Road' with Director John Hillcoat | 22 Nov 2009 // 2:59 PM

Director John Hillcoat talks to PopMatters about the hazards of being intimidated by legends, the funny side of cannibalism and Viggo Mortensen's sweet tooth as his adaptation of the seminal apocalyptic novel The Road hits theaters.

Part Two: October 2009 | 8 Sep 2009 // 4:00 PM

The banquet continues to get bigger during this equally elephantine cinematic salad course. Everything, from another unnecessary helping of serial killer Jigsaw to a pair of takes on two famous literary classics turn up this month. So do the standard spook shows, Romcoms, stunt spectaculars, and other familiar (if often tasty) samples of celluloid cuisine.


The Road | 24 Nov 2009 // 9:15 PM

As father and son make their way across what's left of the land, they embody myth and the harshest of realities at once, the apparent end of possibility, hope, and imagination.


Travel this 'Road' at Your Own Risk | 24 Nov 2009 // 11:00 PM

So this is how the world ends…not with a whimper (though there is some of that)…not with a bang (though a rather monstrous

All Pain, No Gain: 'Precious' vs. 'The Road' | 23 Nov 2009 // 12:00 PM

Warning: Massive Spoilers Ahead

//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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