Friday, May 21 2010
Well-choreographed dance numbers abound. Costumes and lighting take center stage. Audiences even get the giddy entertainment of watching movie stars prove themselves as fine to passable singers.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Monday, April 7 2008
However fictional, Daniel Plainview is like history come to life -- more Frankenstein's monster than wax doll.
Sunday, February 24 2008
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.
Tuesday, January 8 2008
From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.
Friday, January 4 2008
Land, oil, blood. There will be lots of all in Paul Thomas Anderson's stunning new movie.