Monday, January 12 2009
Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.
Wednesday, October 15 2008
As Corrine Burns, the 15-year-old Diane Lane, simultaneously naïve and hard-edged, negotiates the tensions inherent in rock stardom as well as anyone ever has on screen.
Friday, May 23 2008
Recount doesn't quite argue that the system remains infinitely gameable for those who know it, those in power who wish to remain in power.
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, May 2 2007
Even as the film makes Peggy's life appear simple, the complexities she feels become clear in her responses to events that appear, at least at first, quite beyond her control.
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, October 14 2005
Prize Winner goes through odd motions to set Evelyn's taxing context and her admirable survival, its most extraordinary moment turns surreal.
Friday, July 15 2005
Happy Endings begins with what seems quite an unhappy ending, when Mamie (Lisa Kudrow) is hit by a car.
Monday, January 3 2005
'The most rewarding thing about working with David,' says cinematographer Frederick Elmes, 'is helping him see the vision through.'"