Articles tagged henry fonda

10 Apr 2008 // 10:00 PM

Black Widow

The classics 'Black Widow', 'Dangerous Crossing', and 'Daisy Kenyon' are found again, buried deep within the blanketing cloak of the 'film noir' category.

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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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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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Tyrone Power: The Swashbuckler Box Set (1949)

Some favorite DVD box sets that will round out any classics collection.

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6 Nov 2006 // 8:40 PM

Directed by John Ford

Ford's brusque manner is well known, inspiring equal parts fear, respect, and awe among the many interviewees assembled for this look-back at his career and reputation.

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Once Upon a Time in the West: Special Collector’s Edition (1968)

Sergio Leone never met a portentous entrance he didn't like.

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The Lady Eve / Sullivan’s Travels (1941/2001) - PopMatters Film Review

One gets the feeling that Preston Sturges shot his creative wad early on, then exhausted by fighting the suits' efforts to censor his work.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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