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The 100 Essential Directors Part 3: George Cukor - John Ford
7 Aug 2011 // 5:00 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...
Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008
13 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.
Jonathan Demme Takes on Henrik Ibsen in 'A Master Builder'
18 Sep 2014 // 4:30 AM
The crux of the plot lies in Solness’ state of mind, bothered by a material abundance he fears is unearned, and thus infinitely fragile, liable to be withdrawn as arbitrarily as it was given.
'Swimming to Cambodia' Remains Beautiful, Eloquent
4 Jun 2013 // 6:10 PM
There has never been an American mind quite like Spalding Gray's. This reissue of his classic 1987 monologue, which recounts his experiences in Southeast Asia while film The Killing Fields, reminds us of his unparalleled brilliance in this form.
Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why
29 Jun 2015 // 7:35 AM
As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.
100 Essential Directors - Jonathan Demme
30 Aug 2011 // 5:30 AM
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Director Demme can't get enough of that Neil Young
20 Mar 2010 // 2:13 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Along with an Academy Award-winning career directing dramatic films — he won for "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991) — Jonathan Demme has a nice little sideline
Fast chat with ‘Rachel Getting Married' director Jonathan Demme
16 Oct 2008 // 12:10 AM
Jonathan Demme has long had one of the most interesting careers in the film business. An Oscar-winning director ("The Silence of the Lambs"), the 64-year-old