Thursday, March 13 2008
The film’s treatment of how one navigates the grief process, and the hidden trauma that follows inexplicable loss, is sensitive and thought-provoking.
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.
Monday, January 7 2008
Even though Zodiac attempts to achieve a sort of documentary-like reality, there is an underlying surrealism, a poetic and nightmarish vibe that hangs over the whole film.
Monday, October 22 2007
Friday, October 19 2007
The film intersperses the evolving liaison between Jerry and Audrey with their memories of Brian, suggesting he's their connective tissue even if he is lost.
Monday, September 17 2007
Marlin (excellent Anthony Anderson) is devoted to the law and straight lines, except when he sees those lines as unfair to people in need.
Tuesday, August 14 2007
Bonds are fleetingly forged then broken, comradeship and honour are largely absent and, like the Zodiac himself, everyone emerges as a rather lost and damaged soul.
Saturday, March 3 2007
Friday, March 2 2007
David Fincher's excellent new movie winds clues and pursuits into an intriguing, often witty mix of causes and effects. In so doing, it rejiggers the police procedural.