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Thursday, February 28 2008

The John Frankenheimer Collection

The rather complex ideological issues and unique sense of aesthetics that Frankenheimer infused in his films can be fully appreciated in this collection.


Wednesday, January 23 2008

Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.


Thursday, May 17 2007

Brute Force (1947)

The inability of the filmmakers to deliver any kind of lasting victory for the inmates with whom the audience identifies forces the movie down particularly dark cul de sacs.


Monday, October 18 2004

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)

The investigation into issues of patriotism and accountability in Judgment at Nuremberg resonates strongly with contemporary American politics.


Thursday, October 14 2004

The Rose Tattoo (1955)

All this overacting hardly dampens the film's efforts to grant weighty meaning to the rose tattoo.


Monday, May 12 2003

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)

It is, quite simply, the Hollywood Western in full flower, with all the nostalgia and sins of commission and omission that that implies.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

The Killers (1946)

The line between victims and violators is almost erased, now that playing by the rules seems little more than an antiquated affectation.


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