Sunday, March 22 2009
The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.
Wednesday, September 24 2008
A superbly acted, exhaustively complete summary of the great Russian’s dramas that provides real depth of insight into the plays and their possibilities.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
Four forms of love: a teacher's love for his students, a son's love for his father, a man's search for a sexual partner, and an analysand's love for his analyst.
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.
Monday, November 26 2007
Ratatouille is wholesome entertainment that everyone's going to be happy with because it pulls off the feat of managing to be hilarious and engaging while offending pretty much nobody.
Monday, July 2 2007
Friday, June 29 2007
Like the gourmet food it so exquisitely renders, one fears that the sensational Ratatouille will end up being a decidedly acquired commercial taste.
The exuberant voice performances in Ratatouille immerse the audience in its world, one enhanced by richly-colored, sophisticated animation and a lively score.
Thursday, June 28 2007
Just as you're questioning your own capacity for sympathy, the best reason to keep watching The Treatment shows up: Famke Janssen.
Wednesday, June 20 2007
As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.