Wednesday, June 19 2013
Over the course of his trip, our protagonist will have a series of experiences that show him aspects of his past life and bring him to a realization of how he needs to change.
Thursday, August 4 2011
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Monday, August 1 2011
Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...
Monday, July 25 2011
Kawalerowicz's work would set the intellectual tone for post-war acts of filmic subversion and transcendance within Poland's burgeoning industry, essential characteristics that Polish cinema would come to be best known for.
Monday, July 4 2011
Peter Cowie adds his insight into a review that considers the staged version of Through a Glass Darkly with Ingmar Bergman's masterpiece film.
Monday, December 10 2007
Couples in this film draw blood in order to feel the human warmth left behind by bruises.
Monday, July 30 2007
Thursday, July 19 2007
The music in Bergman's Saraband sets up numerous tensions that it never reconciles: listener and performer, individual and group, passive aestheticism and practical enactment. Music in Bergman's world offers hope, but it does not offer answers.
Monday, November 17 2003
All three films are concerned with ideas, states of being, and subjective experience.
Sunday, January 1 1995
One of Ingmar Bergman's best films and certainly one of the best ever made on the subject of aging.