Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged neil jordan

Friday, August 19 2011

TV Highpoints and Lowpoints of 2010-2011… Number 2

The 2010-2011 TV season saw an unprecedented number of major film directors work in TV, while Charlie Sheen's meltdown was an embarrassment both to him and to those who fixated on his demise.


Monday, September 17 2007

Jodie Foster explains why her new movie is ‘subversive’


Sunday, September 16 2007

At Toronto fest, 2 directors talk about their New York-based films


Friday, September 14 2007

The Brave One

For all the hubbub about the sensational girl shooter, The Brave One is almost more interesting for its flaws and omissions.


Thursday, September 6 2007

Woman with gun: Jodie Foster in ‘The Brave One’


Friday, December 16 2005

Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

As tends to happen in Neil Jordan's films about spirited outsiders, Kitten's sense of limbo doesn't limit him as much it inspires him to resist expectations.


Monday, August 18 2003

The Good Thief (2003)

'I wanted to create a world that doesn't quite exist, you know, a world of nighttime clubs and nighttime criminality.'"


Thursday, April 17 2003

The Good Thief (2003)

Doubles all stakes of the original film, and more elaborately, of the remaking process.


Sunday, January 1 1995

The End of the Affair (1999)

This is a diary of hate, reads Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) aloud as he simultaneously types these same words onto a page. Contrary to what you might expect following such a declaration, however, there is no violent emotion displayed in this introductory scene; no screaming, no violence, no melodrama.


The End of the Affair (1999)

On its surface, Neil Jordan's film of Graham Greene's The End of the Affair is about love. In particular, it appears to be about heterosexual love, or maybe the similarities and disjunctions between spiritual and physical manifestations of such love.


Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.