Matt Mazur
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PopMatters Contributing Editor

Matt Mazur is a Brooklyn-based film publicist who works on campaigns for documentaries, independent and foreign language films. A die-hard cinephile and lover of pop culture, he spends his free time writing about what he is not working on. Follow him on Twitter @Matt_Mazur

Features // 49 Articles
Columns // 22 Articles
Reviews // 86 Articles
Blogs // 168 Articles
//Features

Don't Call It a Comeback: Tori Amos on Her Elegant 'Unrepentant Geraldines' | 11 May 2014 // 9:14 PM

In a year when '90s staples like Beck and Neneh Cherry are delivering records of substance, Amos is delivering yet another quiet storm. But is it in fact the "comeback" some want to make it?

A Langeducation: 10 Essential Jessica Lange Scenes | 28 Jan 2014 // 9:14 PM

Furious smokers, farm wives, iconic theater roles, women on the edge of a nervous breakdown, and a small truckload of little gold statues. Obviously, we are counting down Jessica Lange's 10 greatest scenes.

//Columns

Let's Get Physical: In Praise of Kay Kendall's Joie De Vivre | 10 Nov 2011 // 4:01 PM

Kay Kendall's mercurial performances in George Cukor's Les Girls and Vincente Minnelli's The Reluctant Debutante highlight a romantic Englishwoman and her knack for graceful physical comedy.

Connect the Dots: Transgender Narratives in Pop Culture | 8 Sep 2011 // 5:00 PM

Transgender representation in modern film, television, and literature blurs the lines of gender, class, race and sexuality, which is precisely why trans narratives are still considered dangerous.

//Reviews

The Film Versions of Gilbert & Sullivan's 'The Mikado' and 'Topsy-Turvy' Stand on Unequal Footing | 1 May 2011 // 5:00 PM

Why was the 1939 Technicolor curio The Mikado not included as an extra on the far superior Mike Leigh extravaganza Topsy-Turvy? The earlier film is but a pale shadow of Leigh's meticulous artistic vision.

'Senso' Is an Operatic Post-WWII Coda to a Story of War, Nationalism and Societal Decay | 20 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM

The erotic, intoxicating kiss of Luchino Visconti's Senso leaves the spectator wanting something more despite it's impressive cinematic size. Perhaps bigger is not always better in the world of film, after all...

//Blogs

Glory of the '80s: Tori Amos Premieres Y Kant Tori Read Rarities on Her Unrepentant Geraldines Tour | 29 Jul 2014 // 6:50 AM

Never-played, requested for years, Amos shocked a Denver audience by debuting “Pirates” following a hilariously-costumed plea from fans.

Tori Amos As a Jukebox: The 10 Songs Amos Should Cover | 25 Jun 2014 // 4:30 AM

We've selected the top ten covers Tori Amos should consider performing on the US Leg of her Unrepentant Geraldines tour.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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