Thursday, June 26 2008
This isn’t clever satire anymore, but something like an unintentionally Bergmanesque study of moral self-destruction.
Wednesday, June 25 2008
The fourth season of Weeds began with Agrestic burned down and Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) on the U.S.-Mexican border, aptly liminal.
Sunday, February 17 2008
Turturro has filled the screen with plenty of song, dance, and sex talk, but this is not your typical love story.
Friday, February 15 2008
No matter how admirable the girl with expertise in fencing or spunky the twins played by Freddy Highmore, this movie is about bad dads.
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.
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.
Friday, October 19 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
By turns brutal and lyrical, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford considers Wild Western mythology and masculinity, violence and madness.
Tuesday, August 15 2006
Once more, Mom slips into her "Godmother" persona, wades into the tall weeds of moral ambiguity, ready to make one more compromise, one more sacrifice.
Thursday, August 25 2005
Weeds is clear about its stance on getting stoned.