Thursday, October 6 2011
In her newest film 50/50, the actress brings everything full circle, combining comedy and high drama with another far less-discussed area of her expertise: the ability to work a good old-fashioned bad wig and turn it into a powerful acting tool.
Sunday, October 24 2010
Edgy and chaotic, much like Virginia Woolf’s ground-breaking modernist oeuvre, Orlando blurs the boundaries of time, emotion, and self.
Thursday, June 24 2010
Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton talks to PopMatters about a quiet, sophisticated melodrama set in a golden cage, Carlo Cracco-inspired gastro-porn, and the glint of cinematic gold captured in a still moment.
Thursday, January 7 2010
Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.
Monday, August 31 2009
Tuesday, June 2 2009
Monday, May 11 2009
Julia is a mix of fantasy and tragedy, with the violence amped up and the background noisy and lurid.
Friday, May 1 2009
The limits of control are simultaneously intimate and global. And Isaac De Bankolé's face reveals just as much as you can know.
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.