Sunday, March 22 2009
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.
Thursday, August 28 2008
As Frank’s films reveal, a lack of access to avant-garde cinema is a collective denial of a vital part of our selves.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Friday, August 31 2007
What really gives the cinematic pallet a high-quality cleansing is a ripe old fashioned dose of certifiable stupid.
Friday, July 20 2007
Hairspray doesn't just replay Waters' film, it extends and complicates the original parody.
Thursday, July 19 2007
When Hairspray is good, it’s fantastic. It radiates an energy and a joy that’s beyond infectious.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Wednesday, May 2 2007
Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.
Sunday, October 15 2006
At heart, Click is a trivial movie that asks an important question about life, the universe, and everything: how on earth can a man who's doing Kate Beckinsale on a regular basis be at all dissatisfied with his life?
Friday, October 13 2006
The troubles with Barry Levinson's movie are many, including an erratic pace and too many unfunny diversions, but the primary issue, strangely, is its lack of pointed political humor.