Tuesday, October 11 2011
Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson, and Zach Galifianakis share incredible chemistry as they struggle with success, failure, and substance abuse.
Thursday, October 14 2010
The soundtrack to HBO's comedy Bored to Death showcases an excellent variety of indie music acts interspersed with some choice bits of dialogue.
Tuesday, April 28 2009
In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.
Tuesday, February 10 2009
Transmissions from Jason Schwartzman's satellite heart.
Thursday, February 21 2008
At last, as in the final scene taken by a camera fixed to the exterior of a train as it clickety-clacks forward, the countryside speeding by, the rails extending into the distance, we can see that Wes Anderson is back on track.
Thursday, January 10 2008
From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.
Thursday, October 18 2007
Wednesday, October 17 2007
Patricia (Anjelica Huston) serves multiple purposes in The Darjeeling Limited, not least being the grail her children seek.
Wednesday, April 18 2007
Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.
Friday, October 20 2006
A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.