Reviews // 2 Articles
The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 5:23 AM
What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.
All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007
9 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.
London Film Festival 2015: 'Mountains May Depart' + 'James White' + 'Departure'
12 Oct 2015 // 2:30 AM
Mother-son relationships are perceptively explored in the debut films from Josh Mond and Andrew Steggall, and in Jia Zhangke’s decades-spanning latest.
19 Feb 2009 // 1:59 PM
A blend of pop, folk, painting, and documentary resulting in a sprawling yet finely detailed portrait of a society suffering from profound psychic discord.