Monday, April 11 2011
Jeff Goldblum and Isabella Rossellini collaborated with Steven Spielberg on a Goosebumps video game and somehow it never became an Internet meme.
Monday, May 11 2009
Wednesday, March 4 2009
When a cameo by Patton Oswalt proves unfunny, you know something is wrong.
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.
Sunday, September 23 2007
Why is this 1978 remake so scary? It turns the urge to find oneself into a seemingly horrifying proposition: is individuality really all that special, and how far would you go to protect it?
Wednesday, June 20 2007
As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.
Friday, May 18 2007
Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.
Thursday, March 15 2007
For all its good ideas, Raines is overwhelmed by Jeff Goldblum's characterization -- both familiar and strange.
Friday, October 13 2006
The troubles with Barry Levinson's movie are many, including an erratic pace and too many unfunny diversions, but the primary issue, strangely, is its lack of pointed political humor.
Wednesday, November 16 2005
Timeless terror needs more than goop and glop. Only one Fly film even tried to get it right.