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.
Wednesday, November 28 2007
With crisp performances throughout (especially from Kyle MacLachlan, in a role he was born to play), unforgettable settings and cinematography, and inventive, uncompromising scripts from episode to episode, Twin Peaks makes for uncommonly rewarding repeat viewings.
Tuesday, October 9 2007
It would never work... no one challenged the reigning broadcast junta and survived. No surprise then that the upstarts snuck in and changed the face of TV forever.
Wednesday, September 12 2007
What do you call four lawyers, a secretary, and a couple of prosecutors? I call it the best thing since Clarence Darrow.
Wednesday, September 13 2006
Perhaps only upon repeat viewings will audiences become convinced that this film is not merely a stale piece of bread, if you will, but in fact something more meaty.
Monday, November 17 2003
Julie Christie's ageless beauty brings more than sufficient radiance to Afterglow.
Monday, July 8 2002
What the sequel does make abundantly clear is that the apparently accidental harmonies of the first can -- indeed must -- be turned into calculation.
Wednesday, January 9 2002
The attorneys on ABC's 'The Practice' can't catch a break.
Sunday, January 1 1995
These defense attorneys understand that many of their clients are scumbags, and they are caught between doing their job and honoring the principle that the guilty in our society should receive appropriate punishment.