Masters of the Universe: Oliver Stone's 'Wall Street' | 26 Sep 2010 // 5:00 PM
In his desire to trump his upper crust "superiors", Gekko's personal ethic could be read as a perverted, ultimately hypocritical form of populist revolt.
Bridging the Gap: An Interview with Salvador Santana | 28 Jul 2010 // 5:00 PM
A man of his times, Salvador Santana's sound has a difficult-to-quantify coolness that attracts his Generation Y peers, yet its gentle chug-chug beats aren't likely to alienate older Gen Xers or even their Boomer parents. He talks to PopMatters about his latest album, his self-image as an artist, and the indirect influences his famous father has had on his musical journey.
'Someone Else' Director Nelson Kim on the Fluidity of Identity | 16 Jun 2016 // 10:00 PM
"The puzzle, or mindfuck film, if you will, is an inherently cinematic idea. Something about the very nature of cinema invites playing around with different levels of reality."
Twilight of the Toffs: 'Brideshead Revisited' | 21 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM
Like Downton Abbey and Upstairs Downstairs, Brideshead Revisited can be considered a requiem for the days of Empire and the unyielding class structure that governed British life pre-World War II.
Los Angeles Film Festival 2015 | 23 Jul 2015 // 7:42 AM
The Los Angeles Film Festival continues to lean in amongst a decidely crowded festival market.
TCM Classic Film Festival 2014 | 20 Nov 2014 // 6:18 AM
Unlike Sundance Channel or IFC, Turner Classic Movies' original manifesto remains as solid as Gibraltar.
New Urbanism Film Festival 2014: American Makeover + Power to the Pedals + Trainsforming America | 22 Sep 2015 // 4:30 AM
The New Urbanism Film Festival looks at how America might become more modern – by turning back to the better aspects of its past.
It's 'Heroes' Meets 'Saw' in 'All Superheroes Must Die' | 5 Feb 2013 // 5:00 AM
A midnight movie for comic book shop-loitering geeks?