Thursday, October 16 2014
Spanish punkers came swinging harder than ever, screaming not for the sake of inducing change, but screaming for the sake of screaming – because now they could.
Monday, September 8 2014
Almodóvar's shocking, NC-17 film makes us realize that pornography and love are only in the eye of the beholder.
Thursday, June 27 2013
Sex in Pedro Almodóvar's world is a rambunctious means to declare and share yourself, to communicate and uncover, to laugh and understand.
Friday, November 4 2011
Tuesday, August 2 2011
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Monday, August 1 2011
Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...
Thursday, April 14 2005
Pedro Almodóvar's commentary is as seductive as his filmmaking.
Friday, November 19 2004
Bad Education tweaks the lesson just enough so that it doesn't turn out to be what you expect.
Thursday, January 9 2003
Its frank observations of love in excess of gender (or even sex) and its postmodern, eclectic style are distinctly reflective of our own present.