Pat Kewley is a writer and artist from Buffalo NY. In addition to PopMatters, his writing can be found in outlets like Salon, Paste Magazine, Bright Lights Film Journal, McSweeneys Internet Tendency, and elsewhere. His artwork has appeared in alternative publications like the Washington City Paper and Broken Pencil Magazine, among others. You can see more of his work and keep up with him at www.patkewleyisgreat.com.
Wednesday, July 24 2013
Lithuanian director Kristina Buozyte conjures up an astonishing journey through the subconscious with some of the most haunting and truly surreal cinematic imagery seen in years.
Wednesday, February 20 2013
This film is virtually an unprecedented achievement, filmed in 100 locations in 25 countries across five continents, and featuring some of the most beautiful and diverse images of the natural world ever collected in a single movie.
Thursday, December 20 2012
Santa Claus slices, stabs, and slays in one of the most controversial films of the '80s, which finally gets a long-overdue deluxe re-release just in time for the holidays.
Wednesday, December 5 2012
The new film by Todd Solondz finds the notorious director of Happiness and Storytelling being surprisingly compassionate -- gentle, even.
Sunday, November 25 2012
Mathieu Demy's story of a son's globe-trotting journey to settle his dead mother's affairs is filled with references to the films of his parents, even quoting extensively from Agnès Varda's Documenteur.
Friday, October 4 2013
With Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio changed the way we see films. With Visitors, he wanted to make the first film that "returns the viewers look". The result was one of the most riveting films at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.