United 93

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 | 10 Jan 2007 // 2:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.


United 93 | 27 Apr 2006 // 9:00 PM

In its fitful remembering, United 93 raises important questions (however reverentially) about the making of history.


Books, films and TV shows have played a part in emotionally processing 9/11 | 9 Sep 2011 // 6:25 AM

How should popular culture deal with a tragedy in which nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in a space of time equivalent to an average-length feature

Retelling 9/11: Movies about the attack still too much for audiences | 9 Sep 2011 // 1:25 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It’s been too soon for 10 years now. Big-screen dramatizations of Sept. 11, 2001, and its sociopolitical aftermath have failed to draw significant audiences despite

//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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