Thursday, March 26 2009
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
Monday, August 18 2008
So likable that many can only describe the experience of watching it in terms of clouds and frosting.
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.
Tuesday, March 4 2008
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day sends a lonely, sanctimonious governess from dejection to delight within a mere 24 hours.
Wednesday, April 18 2007
Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.
Friday, October 20 2006
A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.
Friday, February 3 2006
The film controverts various theories of writing and reading, production and reception.
Friday, June 24 2005
We are introduced to Mark as he's lying in bed unable to move, from his room, also his sanctuary from the uncontrollable world around him.
Thursday, November 11 2004
This time the bloom is quite off.
Friday, April 23 2004
Danish director Lone Scherfig is an expert at balancing melodrama and comedy.