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Features

Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


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.


Columns

Sunday, August 24 2008

He’s Lost Control

The kids who grew up in the '90s had the haunted Kurt Cobain; my generation had the tormented Ian Curtis.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 1 2011

'The American' Is a Thoughtful, Deceptively Spare Work Rife with Political Intrigues

Jack is hardly the protypical "Ugly American", but he is an "American", with all that that signifies to the skeptical Left.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Women and Mountains in 'The American'

Women are necessary in The American, like the Italian landscapes and winding stone stairways.


Sunday, November 11 2007

Control

What could have easily ended up as a humorless exercise in hipster excess turns out warm and snappy.


Tuesday, November 6 2007

Control

Despite occasional strange and impossibly intimate reveries, the film lapses frequently into biopickish shorthand.


Blogs

Wednesday, October 26 2011

Coldplay Concert Directed by Anton Corbijn Streams Live Today at 1pm PST / 4pm EST

Tune in today at 1pm PST / 4pm EST to catch a livestream concert from Coldplay as part of the American Express Unstaged series brought to you by YouTube and VEVO.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Moody, Introspective, and Definitely Not 'American'

The American feels too experimental, too outside the norm to draw in the casual or the just curious.


Sunday, June 1 2008

Ode to Joy: Joy Division / Control (2007)

The most revolutionary thing about punk wasn't the music, though it's hard to imagine that '70s listeners were ready for the Ramones/Sex Pistols


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