Where Do We Go Now?

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May) | 30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.


The 10 Best Songs by the Band | 25 Apr 2012 // 12:00 AM

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'Where Do We Go Now?' | 13 Sep 2011 // 7:00 AM

An enchanting, brilliant, and heartbreaking film about civil war and its indelible legacy, this Lebanese masterwork utterly slayed me.


Cannes 2011: A personal project for Nadine Labaki | 18 May 2011 // 11:13 PM

CANNES, France — For many filmmakers, the moment of inspiration can be difficult to pin down. Lebanese writer-director Nadine Labaki, however, has exceptional reasons for remembering

//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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