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.
Sunday, July 20 2008
The violin is symbolic of our investment of objects with meanings and desires beyond their immediate uses, and it continues to entrance and engage even after the film's final shot.
Tuesday, June 3 2008
Friday, August 10 2007
What Stardust wields in star power, it lacks in original, or even interesting, storytelling.
Monday, December 15 2003
Allan Quartermain is complex, to be sure, resenting imperialism even as he embodies it.
Thursday, July 10 2003
'You're probably too young to remember,' Allan Quartermain (Sean Connery) tells the messenger, 'but the Empire is always in some kind of peril.'"
Monday, June 2 2003
Call it destiny or bad luck: things don't work out for Tess.
Sunday, January 1 1995
It's disappointing that 'Rock Star'... ends up with such a boring reassertion of straightness, not only with regard to sexual orientation, but also with regard to lifestyles and values more generally.