Sunday, June 22 2008
Avoiding the powdered-wig iconography of the founding fathers, this film broadens the view of these revolutionary leaders and their tumultuous times.
Thursday, January 24 2008
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.
Thursday, August 30 2007
It's Henry's movie, and for all his eccentricities and fixations and rages, he's a very conventional man.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Thursday, July 12 2007
Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.
Monday, January 8 2007
Nikki's story takes her deep inside herself or deep inside the movie industry.No matter how you're inclined to read the film's final dancers, the scene offers a Lynchian Rorschach test. What you see tells you something about you.
Friday, July 28 2006
Gong Li's face and form are made for this: she absorbs the movie's energies and just like that, it hardly matters what Crockett or Tubbs thinks he's doing.
Tuesday, October 21 2003
Whatever the writers' ambitious intentions for 'plot,' the movie is essentially a series of first, fabulous dance and stunts scenes, and second, zany costume changes.
Thursday, June 26 2003
Madison Lee draws so near to Nat that she seems ready to lick the younger Angel's pretty, smile-plastered face.