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Monday, December 5 2011

The Beauty and the Horror: Peter Jackson’s King Kong - Part 2

Jackson's film is as unwieldy and difficult as it is gripping and moving, expanding upon the exotic spectacle of the original while simultaneously steering the tale into the realm of tragic lament.


Wednesday, November 30 2011

The Beauty and the Horror: Peter Jackson’s King Kong - Part 1

This film is keenly aware of the myriad meanings embedded in its cinematic myth and sets about re-contextualizing and commenting upon the implied politics while offering extravagant thrills and tragic, classic romance.


Friday, May 15 2009

The Brothers Bloom

Overrated as truth may be, in The Brothers Bloom, Penelope (Rachel Weisz) is supposed to signify it.


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Monday, March 23 2009

Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.


Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.


Friday, December 5 2008

Cadillac Records

In the ambitious and cluttered Cadillac Records, Leonard Chess redistributes income among his artists, but the point is not lost on any of them that he decides who plays when and even how to play.


Thursday, February 21 2008

The Darjeeling Limited

At last, as in the final scene taken by a camera fixed to the exterior of a train as it clickety-clacks forward, the countryside speeding by, the rails extending into the distance, we can see that Wes Anderson is back on track.


Thursday, January 10 2008

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.


Thursday, October 18 2007

Owen Wilson: Where does he go from here?


The Darjeeling Limited (Reviews) [17.Oct.07]
tHarrisons Flowers (Reviews) [6.Aug.07]
Hollywoodland (2006) (Reviews) [8.Sep.06]
King Kong (2005) (Reviews) [14.Dec.05]
The Jacket (2005) (Reviews) [25.Jul.05]
The Jacket (2005) (Reviews) [4.Mar.05]
The Village (2004) (Reviews) [10.Jan.05]
The Village (2004) (Reviews) [5.Aug.04]
The Pianist (2002) (Reviews) [2.Jan.03]
Harrison’s Flowers (2002) (Reviews) [14.Mar.02]
Summer of Sam (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Liberty Heights (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bread and Roses (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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