Articles tagged joe anderson

Sunday, August 24 2008

He’s Lost Control

The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.


Sunday, July 6 2008

Ruining It for Everyone

In the case of The Ruins, the advertising took a decidedly odd approach.


Sunday, April 6 2008

20 Questions: Jena Malone

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

Scott Smith’s novel ‘The Ruins’ comes to the big screen


The Ruins

The Ruins achieves something like a metaphor, as the tourists' fears infect their very beings.


Thursday, January 10 2008

Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

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

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

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

Control

What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.


Wednesday, November 7 2007

Control

Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.


Across the Universe (Reviews) [21.Sep.07]
Copying Beethoven (2006) (Reviews) [19.Apr.07]
Copying Beethoven (2006) (Reviews) [9.Nov.06]
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