Sunday, August 24 2008
The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.
Sunday, July 6 2008
In the case of The Ruins, the advertising took a decidedly odd approach.
Sunday, June 1 2008
Sunday, April 6 2008
In-between The Ruins (just opened in US theatres) and The Go-Getter, opening in June, Jena paused while on tour to address PopMatters' 20 Questions.
Friday, April 4 2008
The Ruins achieves something like a metaphor, as the tourists' fears infect their very beings.
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 8 2008
From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.
Sunday, November 11 2007
What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.
Wednesday, November 7 2007
Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.