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Monday, March 23 2009

Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

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.


Friday, May 2 2008

Made of Honor

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

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

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

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

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.


Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

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

In suit-hairdo uniform, Tilda Swinton becomes legal evil


Friday, October 5 2007

Michael Clayton

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

Avenue Montaigne (Fauteuils dorchestre) (2006)

Danièle Thompson's Avenue Montaigne is a paean to Paris, love, and the invigorating power of art.


Tuesday, October 31 2006

Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack (2005)

Sydney Pollack's film captures Frank Gehry's story exquisitely, taking us from initial conception to finished form.


The Interpreter (2005) (Reviews) [22.Apr.05]
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