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Thursday, January 24 2008

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

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.


Thursday, January 10 2008

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

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.


Thursday, January 3 2008

The Best Big Screen Eye Candy of 2007

When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.


Sunday, April 15 2007

Bobby (2006)

As reporter Warren Wilson remembers, "That would have been less of an impact on me, had I been shot [as he nearly was], than Kennedy being killed, stopped, in a moment in America's history, when we needed him and his advocacy more than ever before."


Monday, April 9 2007

Movies don’t always have to be picture perfect to gain our loyalty

Tarantino compares the "grindhouse" experience with the raw power of "punk rock."


Friday, April 6 2007

Grindhouse (2007)

Where the olden days movies were fierce, these are more nostalgic for a moment that's amplified in the remembering. These retreads are surely giddy, but they're also indulgent, just as they mean to be.


Thursday, April 5 2007

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez Talk Grindhouse

The celebrated directors discuss their new double-feature, a salute to the grindhouse film era, and offer a hit list of grindhouse classics for your viewing pleasure.


Tuesday, March 27 2007

Harsh Times (2006)

Their suits make Jim and Mike look out of place and time, even as they are deeply and desperately immersed in their moment.


Thursday, March 1 2007

The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

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.


Thursday, November 9 2006

Harsh Times (2006)

Harsh Times is something of a blunt instrument.


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