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
Tuesday, October 16 2007
This is the reductive conceit of Lars and the Real Girl, Lars' representative incongruity: he's so unlike everyone else that he becomes their cause and sign of sanity.
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, February 7 2006
The DVD of Elizabethtown is called the Widescreen Special Collector's Edition, though there's not one thing special about it.
Friday, October 14 2005
Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown does not know how to end.
Monday, August 18 2003
'David and I are not smart enough to come up with a character that's as complex as Zooey is.'"
Thursday, April 3 2003
Paul has the sort of confidence that afflicts good-looking boys used to getting what he wants.