Articles tagged grindhouse

Quentin Tarantino’s Cinematic Reality

Quentin Tarantino is reliving his childhood cinema experiences, reinterpreting fractured moments of memory. Going to the movies is about an escape from our world, a mirror world at once familiar yet different.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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22 Jun 2007 // 4:32 AM

Q&A with Mike Vraney, the guru of `Grindhouse’

SEATTLE—Even if “Grindhouse” flopped in theaters, it’s put gloriously cheap, nasty old exploitation flicks back on the pop-cultural map and unleashed a slew

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25 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Short Ends & Leader Recent Highlights

Day in and day out, SE&L offers up insightful and in-depth film criticism, covering a wide range of cinematic issues from the historical to the front page entertainment headlines. Here are some recent highlights...

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15 Apr 2007 // 10:45 PM

Dear Weinstein Brothers. We know things aren’t going particularly well for you right now. After severing ties with the notoriously bothersome House of Mouse

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Grindhouse is not a return to the sordid salad days of drive-in b-movies. It is not a careful or accurate recreation of the original raincoat

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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."

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6 Apr 2007 // 5:41 AM

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.

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5 Apr 2007 // 11:01 PM

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.

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1 Apr 2007 // 10:45 PM

In a little less than five days, maverick directors Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez will unleash their long awaited double feature phenomenon in the making,

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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.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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