Sunday, March 22 2009
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 13 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
Saturday, October 25 2008
Wednesday, October 15 2008
Thursday, August 7 2008
Wednesday, April 30 2008
Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.
Friday, April 27 2007
Where's Richard Dawson when you need him? The Condemned calls to mind the improbably campy Running Man, in which the game show host oversees a to-the-death contest featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Friday, May 26 2006
It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.
Friday, July 8 2005
The trailer for Gone is a particularly unpretentious distillation of the film's key elements.
Thursday, September 26 2002
Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.