The Way, Way Back

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - July 2013 | 1 Jul 2013 // 9:00 PM

Dead policeman battling demons, giant monsters taking on equally elephantine robots, true crime, documentaries, and lots more CG kid fare. That's what July has in store for us, including a return of a certain masked man and his faithful 'Indian' companion.


It's No 'Descendants': 'The Way, Way Back' | 19 Jul 2013 // 1:00 AM

The result is a baffling bifurcated experience that's never really satisfying, no matter the side your sentiments fall on.

//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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