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Tuesday, May 5 2009

Science Is Fiction: 23 Films by Jean Painleve

The varying styles range from meditative monochrome fantasies that wouldn’t be out of place in a Cocteau retrospective to surrealist inspired, almost hallucinatory ballets of movement and color.

Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.

Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.

Tuesday, January 27 2009

Superheroes Versus Comics

There can be no doubt that the summer of 2008 stands as a high-water mark for superheroes. But in the wake of a superhero renaissance and the growing cultural legitimacy of the genre, the question must be posed: Has the superhero genre evolved beyond the comics medium?


Valkyrie's forward motion is stalled repeatedly by hyperbolically symbolic images, which also undercut some nuanced performances.

Friday, December 19 2008

Yes Man

Carl (Jim Carrey) meets the incredible Allison (Zooey Deschanel), a girl so completely charming and dazzlingly unpredictable that he is instantly convinced of the rightness of yes.

Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

Wanted (Reviews) [27.Jun.08]
Wanted: The Fight Matrix Club (Short Ends and Leader) [22.Jun.08]
Get Smart (Reviews) [20.Jun.08]
‘Smart’ Sucks (Short Ends and Leader) [19.Jun.08]
September Dawn (Reviews) [27.Aug.07]
Teorema (1968) (Reviews) [10.Nov.05]
Elektra (2005) (Reviews) [7.Apr.05]
Elektra (2005) (Reviews) [14.Jan.05]
The Haunted Mansion (2003) (Reviews) [4.Dec.03]
My Boss’s Daughter (2002) (Reviews) [28.Aug.03]
Fellini: I’m a Born Liar (2003) (Reviews) [15.May.03]
The Collector (1965) (Reviews) [3.Nov.02]
Red Planet (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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