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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 - 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.


Monday, September 17 2007

Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie


Friday, September 14 2007

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises crosses up and recombines stories of parents and children, even violence and history.


Sunday, May 13 2007

La Haine (1995)

There is a thin line between acceptance and prejudice; and an easy tilt to the balance, from love to hate.


Tuesday, January 23 2007

Sheitan (2006)

Sheitan not only makes tried-and-true horror clichés look hip, arty and elegant, it succeeds in making them look memorably weird.


Friday, November 11 2005

Derailed (2005)

While RZA and Xzibit deliver their own delights as performers, their characters' aggression and victimization are of a piece, and left to the white guy to sort out.


Tuesday, August 3 2004

The Reckoning (2004)

The Reckoning raises significant questions concerning how news and history are shaped by those with the power to name them.


Thursday, March 11 2004

The Reckoning (2004)

The Reckoning raises significant questions concerning how news and history are shaped by those with the power to name them.


Monday, August 11 2003

Irréversible (2002)

Moved by fury and frustration, Marcus and Pierre take what appears to be the film's most overtly potent decision.


Irréversible (2002) (Reviews) [13.Mar.03]
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001) (Reviews) [3.Oct.02]
Birthday Girl (2002) (Reviews) [31.Jan.02]
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2002) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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