Thursday, January 10 2008
From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.
Tuesday, January 1 2008
The second season of My Name is Earl is a series of refreshing warmth, essentially dealing in redemption, whilst carefully sidestepping the pitfall of schmaltz.
Monday, December 17 2007
Friday, December 14 2007
Without moral or emotional guidance, overworked and overpraised, the kids become preening, self-involved monsters.
Thursday, October 11 2007
Earl is proof that a popular primetime sitcom can be both bitingly funny and socially relevant.
Sunday, August 5 2007
Underdog is so piecemeal it should come with a roll of duct tape.
Thursday, June 21 2007
That noise you heard near the start of the new millennium was the creative din of a brash new breed of filmmakers tearing down the traditions of mainstream moviemaking. Their motion picture mission statements -- including the ones featured on this list -- remain the rulebook for new generations of anxious film artists.
Tuesday, May 8 2007
Christian Hosoi was the coolest of the cool, a brash and rowdy pin-up idol whose talent took him to the apex of the skateboarding world during the '80s, only to leave him flailing when the world moved on without him.
Thursday, May 3 2007
In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.