Friday, March 14 2008
To start, the premise of The Return of Jezebel James -- infertility -- isn’t exactly a knee-slapper.
Tuesday, February 5 2008
Once the line is clearly drawn between subjective and objective worlds, The Eye turns into just another ill-advised, exploitative remake.
Wednesday, January 9 2008
Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.
Wednesday, July 18 2007
Thursday, July 12 2007
Parker Posey's performance during these potentially too-precious moments of anticipation is perfect.
Friday, May 18 2007
Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
Monday, November 20 2006
Despite its comparatively strong plot and sharp satire, For Your Consideration seems less substantial than Guest's other films.
Thursday, August 24 2006
Behind all the banter and postgraduate trauma, Kicking and Screaming is a love story, only it's a fairly sour one that unfolds in reverse.
Wednesday, July 19 2006
Criterion's DVD appreciates the film itself, without trying too hard to analyze or understand it, thank god.