Thursday, March 26 2009
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
Wednesday, October 22 2008
Opening the Fall 2008 season of Independent Lens, Chicago 10 revises old ideas -- about what constitutes history and documentary.
Tuesday, October 14 2008
Where is our Chicago Ten? Where are our “conspirators”? Is Obama really supposed to fix everything? Can we really pretend that things are still getting better all the time?
Friday, February 29 2008
You can't make this stuff up: Bobby Seale, bound and gagged in a Chicago courtroom. But there it is, again, in big, brightly colored animation, in Brett Morgen's Chicago 10.
Wednesday, January 9 2008
Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.
Friday, May 18 2007
Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.
Friday, July 29 2005
In the film's America, the government has been replaced by an advertising firm.
Tuesday, August 24 2004
The boys are so moronic that it's hard to care what happens to them.
Thursday, March 4 2004
Tilda Swinton is perfectly suited to Leeson's cyberfeminist project.
Friday, August 22 2003
Is there a finer actor on the planet than Hope Davis?"