Wednesday, November 11 2009
The Prisoner's unapologetic payoff of surrealism and absurdism heads into that artistic realm where meaning is defined more by resonance than by immediately identifiable relevance.
Monday, March 23 2009
Wednesday, January 23 2008
A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.
Tuesday, June 5 2007
Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.
Wednesday, November 8 2006
Droll and unfortunately titled, Flushed Away marks a point of no return for British animated films.
Monday, September 18 2006
For those who never tire of the great playwright, there can never be enough attempts to interpret Shakespeare: every new endeavor is simply another gem in the Bard's jewel-laden crown. The Thames collection is such a gem.
Friday, May 26 2006
It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.
Tuesday, January 17 2006
Surrounded by this sort of oppressive hushing, Stella's largely nonverbal relationship with Edgar resembles a form of attention.
Friday, August 19 2005
The affair leads to disaster, not least because Stella feels compelled to punish Max for his emotional abandonment.
Thursday, December 19 2002
It's useful to remember that, offscreen, both good and bad tend to be tricksy.