Jose Solís wanted to be a spy since he was a child, which is why by day he works as a content editor and by night he writes and dreams of film. Although he doesn’t travel the world fighting villains, his mission is to trek the planet from screen to screen. He has been writing about film since 2003 and regularly contributes to The Film Experience and PopMatters. He is a member of the Online Film Critics Society.
Monday, September 23 2013
Although many think the notion of the "keyboard band" has come and gone, Au Revoir Simone are keeping the notion very much alive, and in talking to PopMatters, they spill all about their new album, Daft Punk, and writing sci-fi.
Monday, June 24 2013
After becoming one of the most successful classical crossover artists of all time, Sarah Brightman has set her ambitions skyward, talking to PopMatters about her new album Dreamchaser and the practicalities of actually performing in space (no, really).
Tuesday, June 18 2013
Judith Hill represents the new guard in 20 Feet from Stardom, showing the world just how much the music business has changed for background singers.
Wednesday, March 13 2013
His first EP came out when he was 19 years old, his first album a project a decade in the making. Now, turning 29, the flamboyant, domineering Patrick Wolf revisits the songs that have defined him, developing a new relationship with them, all while stripping them down to their bloody core ...
Monday, November 26 2012
Whether dominating Broadway in Xanadu, showcasing his comedy chops on 30 Rock, or recording full-length albums with Michael Feinstein, there is very little Cheyenne Jackson can't do. He talks to PopMatters about all of the above and more, including what it's like being an openly gay celebrity in this day and age ...
Monday, October 29 2012
There was a time when Alfred Hitchcock was considered a mere populist entertainer. Like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others before him, his early work didn’t click with intellectual minds -- they found nothing to praise in his lurid stories of murder, mystery and shocks.
Wednesday, December 18 2013
The Wizard of Oz: The Official 75th Anniversary Companion covers every possible aspect that might enrich Oz lore.
Monday, December 16 2013
Programs like BBC Two’s The Fall should be commended for doing everything “wrong” in terms of pleasing the demands of commercial television.
Monday, December 9 2013
More than a canonical list, Rosebud Sleds and Horses' Heads is the author's trip with the movie objects that shaped him.
Thursday, November 21 2013
Audrey Tautou is too internal an actress to make us feel her character's passionate quest for meaning.
Monday, November 18 2013
How to Watch Television brings TV enthusiasts compelling discussions on matters like neoliberalism, social engagement, feminism, irony, transnational viewing, and more.
Thursday, December 19 2013
The actress talks to Statuesque about her nuanced work in The Invisible Woman, early feminism and her director’s most beautiful assets.
Tuesday, December 17 2013
Asghar Farhadi returns to the humanism of A Separation but infuses it with graceful notes of pure melodrama that throw his characters into emotional whirlwinds
Thursday, December 12 2013
Jennifer Lawrence walks off with American Hustle. If awards for Best Supporting Actress are made of something different, we don’t know what that is.
Tuesday, December 10 2013
Sorrentino’s camera captures Rome in a way we’ve never seen it onscreen before.
Monday, December 9 2013
Movies led by strong female characters are dominating ticket sales...