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Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Six
24 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part six features Piper Laurie, Ewan MacGregor and more...
The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford
7 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
Spiritual possession, screwball comedy, German kinks, and the quintessential American Western genre are among the disparate characters we shine a light on today as PopMatters counts down the 100 Essential Film Directors. Today we look at George Cukor through John Ford. Who falls in the middle might surprise you...
15 Nov 2007 // 9:47 PM
As ham-fisted and angry and awkward as it often is, Redacted has something more on its mind than telling another bad-day-in-country story. It doubts the very possibility of telling truth in a war zone.
Murder à la Mod / The Moving Finger (1986)
29 Oct 2006 // 4:00 PM
While not perfect by any means, Murder A La Mod should be essential viewing for fans of Brian De Palma's work.
My First Midnight Movie: 'Phantom of the Paradise'
11 Aug 2014 // 3:00 AM
On a regular basis, yours truly will discuss many of the movie "firsts" that have occurred in his life over the last half century. Let's start with Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise.
How 'Scarface' Went From Pariah to Populist in One Amazing Movie
6 Sep 2011 // 12:15 AM
Oddly enough, some 30 years later, few remember the thousands that came to our shores from Castro's Communist house cleaning, but few have forgotten the movie that immortalizes it... Scarface.
Brian De Palma sets his sights on Iraq with 'Redacted'
28 Nov 2007 // 9:40 PM
With "Scarface" and "Body Double" on his resume, director Brian De Palma is hardly a stranger to violence and controversy. But he's never made a