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Sunday, June 17 2012

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part One

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular Essential Female and Male Performances feature with 50 additions to the essentials list. Watch this space for the next two weeks as we bring to your screen more iconic film performances. Today's highlights include Lucille Ball and John Barrymore.

Sunday, August 14 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 5: Derek Jarman to Mike Leigh

Mid-way through our series, Day 5 is a glorious mishmash of international auteurist cinema. Today we go from saints and sinners, from Brookyln to Britain, from the beginning of time to the Dystopian future, and around the world and beyond.

Wednesday, January 5 2011

The Best DVDs of 2010

As the medium continues to struggle with significance in the steady "streaming" of the 21st Century, here are PopMatters' picks for the best the format(s) have to offer.


Wednesday, March 12 2014

How the Renowned Liar Fritz Lang Became One of the Most Truthful Filmmakers

It’s impossible not to realize that the author, too, has come to the conclusion that Fritz Lang was a beast not even he could tame.

Wednesday, December 1 2010

If There Was Ever a Movie That Deserved This Degree of Re-examination, It's Metropolis

The story of Metropolis' 2010 restoration is as complicated -- full of mistaken identities and made harder by bureaucratic machinery -- as the film itself. In its Blu-Ray release, Bruce Bennett sheds light on how the newest restoration came to be.

Wednesday, October 25 2006

Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler)

Dr. Mabuse sits at the center of a vast web of criminal enterprise, manipulating international fortunes, overseeing a counterfeiting operation and an unknown number of murderers and thieves.


Monday, April 20 2015

Double Take: Metropolis (1927)

Double Take looks at the men, the machine, the Moloch, the maiden, the master, and Metropolis as we attempt to find the intermediary heart between the Expressionism and politics.

Friday, April 6 2012

Kino Restores Fritz Lang's 'The Spiders'

Do spiders have tentacles?

Friday, December 2 2011

Not Silent Anymore: 'Giorgio Moroder Presents Metropolis': Special Edition

Even from the depths of the 80s, the heart still mediates between the head and the hands.

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