Thursday, January 13 2011
Loss is a necessary part of life, sure, but must it be a necessary part of TV?
Wednesday, December 2 2009
A scene shows Ryder blissfully tying up the manuscript and putting a rose under the string. That's rather like what Armstrong and the screenwriters did to the film: tied it up neatly with a pretty flower.
Monday, April 20 2009
Sunday, April 5 2009
HBO's strangely beguiling series about therapy sessions reboots as Paul grapples with a new life, wondering how he's missed or misunderstood the rules.
Wednesday, January 23 2008
A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.
Monday, May 21 2007
Jindabyne uses Claire and Stewart's increasingly visible and vicious upset to get at broader social and political upsets.
Monday, December 18 2006
The genuinely cinematic moments in Wah-Wah are few and far between, and are generally courtesy of the skillful performances.
Friday, January 21 2005
What still works is the edgy distrust-into-respect that develops between the killer and the cop.
Friday, November 5 2004
Simultaneously affectionate, startled, yearning, and anxious, Laura Linney and Topher Grace make awkwardness into art.
Friday, September 10 2004
Ah, to be young, bright, and scheming in 19th-century Britain!"