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.
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.
Thursday, January 3 2008
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
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
Tarantino compares the "grindhouse" experience with the raw power of "punk rock."
Friday, April 6 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
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
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
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 is something of a blunt instrument.