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.
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.
Thursday, January 3 2008
When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.
Monday, November 26 2007
Many say that Kon's work is anime for people who don't like anime. Certainly, Paprika is, among other things, a gateway to alternative animation.
Thursday, September 23 2004
By subtly subverting our assumptions about the opposition of nature and technology, Oshii suggests that the two may not be so different after all.
Monday, August 30 2004
What is consistent from episode to episode (besides the characters) is a multi-faceted investigation of the relationship between humans and machines.