Thursday, January 24 2008
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.
Wednesday, February 2 2005
Dickie Pilager embodies U.S. political-corporate mythology, the 'shining city on a hill' reduced to basic elements.
Friday, September 17 2004
It's easy to make assumptions about a political candidate named Dickie Pilager.
Monday, August 9 2004
In her discernible contempt, Elle stands in some opposition to Beatrix, whose ferocity is less mean than resolute.
Monday, May 3 2004
The movie, which focuses on a group of U.S. women arrived in an unidentified Latin American country to adopt children, is as much about cultural imperialism and racism as it is about women and babies.
Thursday, April 15 2004
Beatrix's survival depends on her weird combinations of passion, dispassion, and compassion.
Thursday, October 9 2003
This is a movie about bodies, about what hurts them on screen and in viewing spaces.
Thursday, July 24 2003
Challenges U.S. myths of enduring national identity, corporate good will, and westward-ho expansions.
Thursday, January 24 2002
Sunday, January 1 1995
Occasionally, a movie comes along that attempts to remember the '60s as a time like all others, with competing ideologies, and both good and bad effects.