Tuesday, March 4 2008
A "follow your dreams" narrative in a package that belies the cliché that it expounds upon.
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.
Friday, September 28 2007
Thursday, September 27 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
Into the Wild reveals the sense of loss that drove Chris McCandless. It also shows that it isn't only his.
Thursday, December 20 2001
Sunday, January 1 1995
Waking the Dead opens with a television image. In 1974, young Fielding Pierce (Billy Crudup) is watching the news, when he sees that his girlfriend Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) has been killed in a car bomb explosion (reportedly engineered by 'terrorists,' that all-purpose contemporary cultural monster).
Though some viewers might not compare producer-director Keith Gordon to John Huston as adaptors of literature to film, Gordon makes films which are regularly praised for their 'faithful' transfer of literary texts.