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Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

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

The Anton Chekhov Collection

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

The Treatment

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

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.


Monday, November 26 2007

Ratatouille

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

Stand-up comic rats on the making of ‘Ratatouille’


Friday, June 29 2007

Ratatouille (2007)

Like the gourmet food it so exquisitely renders, one fears that the sensational Ratatouille will end up being a decidedly acquired commercial taste.


Ratatouille (2007)

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

The Treatment (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

Part 4: Challenging Convention

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.


Monkey Business (Part 2: June) (Features) [1.May.07]
Renaissance (2006) (Reviews) [29.Sep.06]
Lord of War (2005) (Reviews) [16.Sep.05]
Wetherby (1985) (Reviews) [26.Jan.05]
Garden State (2004) (Reviews) [28.Dec.04]
The Aviator (2004) (Reviews) [22.Dec.04]
The Day After Tomorrow (2004) (Reviews) [13.Oct.04]
Garden State (2003) (Reviews) [22.Jul.04]
Day After Tomorrow (2004) (Reviews) [28.May.04]
Joe Gould’s Secret (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
From Hell (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
From Hell (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bless the Child (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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