Thursday, May 7 2009
An affecting, if flawed, middlebrow drama about a seldom-discussed Depression-era tragedy.
Wednesday, April 29 2009
With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.
Monday, April 13 2009
Painting a frightening picture of violence, greed and desperation, Bozzo reveals another growing crack in our fragile environment.
Friday, December 5 2008
Friday, November 21 2008
Bolt's faith in his fiction is slightly pathetic, but it's not unrelated to the ways that children (as well as pets) are regularly conditioned.
Wednesday, September 10 2008
Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.
Wednesday, June 25 2008
A muddled bit of Southern Gothic lite, but somehow manages to be a pretty decent movie.
Wednesday, January 16 2008
PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.
Wednesday, September 5 2007
In Carpenter's film, evil shows up right where you think you'd be safe. No one imagines he's safe in whitetrashland -- especially the section inhabited by a heavily inked up William Forsythe.