Thursday, March 26 2009
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
Monday, February 18 2008
A film on "the poster child for rabies" that left me wanting to understand this man.
Wednesday, October 5 2005
Ten years on, much of Pixar's Toy Story, the first computer-animated feature film, is as sweet and smart as ever.
Thursday, June 23 2005
Though Gigot harbors no real affinity for the tenants, he can't tell them when he's annoyed or out of sorts due to his being mute.
Sunday, January 1 1995
Near the end of the film The Matrix, Neo (Keanu Reeves) begins to understand his own power. When he realizes that everything he is seeing is a computer program, the payoff shot for this knowledge shows the screen filled with the 1s and 0s which make up the objects and people previously seen. The shot is stunning, and lays bare not only the program within the film's narrative universe, but also the computer work necessary to create the effects in The Matrix.