Monday, March 23 2009
In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.
Tuesday, May 27 2008
Friday, May 2 2008
If she lived in another movie, you'd almost feel sorry for Hannah (Michelle Monaghan). But she's trapped in the execrable Made of Honor, which insists that she behave nearly as inanely as her two suitors.
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.
Tuesday, January 8 2008
From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.
From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.
Thursday, October 11 2007
Friday, October 5 2007
The film's strength lies in its poetic inclinations, its meditation on the ways that money, politics, and fear shape moral choices.
Friday, February 16 2007
Danièle Thompson's Avenue Montaigne is a paean to Paris, love, and the invigorating power of art.
Tuesday, October 31 2006
Sydney Pollack's film captures Frank Gehry's story exquisitely, taking us from initial conception to finished form.