Tuesday, September 27 2011
PopMatters writers offer up a smattering of their favorite concert moments from the summer of 2011.
With the 3D Lion King currently the number one movie in America, it's time to look back at the 10 greatest films in the history of the House of Mouse.
Thursday, September 22 2011
Where R.E.M -- like any band -- really distances themselves and makes their true case for greatness is in the lesser-known and semi-obscure songs.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.
Tuesday, September 13 2011
With Warrior arriving in theaters, it's time to take a look at the films it's trying to emulate and if it has a shot at taking the championship belt.
Thursday, September 8 2011
A mix of art house experiments, mainstream confections, grand costume dramas, sex-soaked character studies, apocalyptic horror, intimate human drama, political satires, rock 'n' roll documentaries, and a little Werner Herzog for good measure.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
With the upcoming September 27th release of Wilco's The Whole Love, the band’s eighth studio record, it's worth going back and revisiting the group’s impressive discography.
Monday, September 5 2011
The final day of directors is here, Josef Von Sternberg through Zhang Yimou. German Expressionism, Dogme 95, contemporary views of Asian life, post-WWII malaise in Eastern Europe, and the alternately heartwarming and queer takes on everyday life in Baltimore all hold a space on today's list. Did we forget your favorite director on this list?
Friday, September 2 2011
Can we really go four weeks in a row without a bad movie in September? Like I say every season with the Cubs, this might be the year.
Thursday, September 1 2011
PopMatters begins a new series examining at the widespread emergence of music video in the 1980s. From major artists like the Clash, David Bowie, and U2 to less famous brethren such as Haysi Fantayzee and Grandmaster Caz, these are the unsung videos from that decade that might have missed your attention the first time around.