Thursday, January 10 2008
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.
Monday, September 10 2007
Ken Loach’s controversial Palm d’Or winner is a work of supreme ambivalence.
Sunday, July 29 2007
Thursday, July 26 2007
Friday, July 20 2007
The notion of loss pervades Sunshine, even as calculations of self are increasingly complex.
Friday, March 16 2007
Ken Loach's Cannes Palme d'Or-winning film uses a familiar narrative form, it does so in a way that leaves the form itself in doubt, heroizing no one, offering no resolution.
Thursday, March 1 2007
In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.
Friday, December 16 2005
As tends to happen in Neil Jordan's films about spirited outsiders, Kitten's sense of limbo doesn't limit him as much it inspires him to resist expectations.
Friday, November 4 2005
Nolan's Batman is perpetually knotted up, unable to forget his dead parents, seeking a vague solace in his hard body's capacity for violence.
Friday, August 19 2005
Tough, ingenious, and completely fun to watch, Lisa makes the narrative absurdities seem largely irrelevant.