Thursday, August 25 2011
Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga rips a page from the Ida Lupino playbook and directs herself to a funny, moving performance in one of the year's most surprising -- and unmissable -- debut features. Farmiga and co-star Dagmara Domincyzk talk with PopMatters about the experience...
Thursday, April 28 2011
Many columns have been devoted to the successful transitions of actors such as Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck from acting into directing, but who are some of the women that have excelled behind the camera?
Monday, March 14 2011
Austin's SXSW Film Festival has the premiere of Duncan Jones's new film Source Code.
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.
Wednesday, April 29 2009
By the time the focus tightens onto Armstrong's jail time, the movie turns righteous and, it must be said, a little tedious.
Tuesday, April 28 2009
In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.
Sunday, December 21 2008
Rod Lurie's Nothing But the Truth looks at the compromises and complications that shape the "truth" in legal systems, media collusions, and politics in DC.
Tuesday, December 9 2008
Thursday, November 20 2008
Friday, November 14 2008
Bruno's education and his mother's regret are rendered with big music and zoomy close-ups, in the end, a story of the Holocaust that is less enlightening than melodramatic.