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The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012
31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.
Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Ten
28 Jun 2012 // 6:30 PM
PopMatters concludes our 2012 update of the Esssential Film Performances today. Part ten and the final section features Elizabeth Taylor, Twiggy and more...
Ken Russell at the BBC
21 Jan 2009 // 3:00 PM
Everything here is in achingly beautiful and sharply restored black and white, everything is intelligent and witty, everything is deeply felt -- everything is Russell.
'The Devils': The Original Cut of Ken Russell's Daring, Flamboyant and Controversial Masterpiece
22 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM
The ferocity of Russell’s vision represents a kind of multicoloured artistic purging, with close to two hours of invention, energy and madness loaded into a blunderbuss and fired onto the screen in shocking, blasphemous glory.
27 Feb 2003 // 7:00 PM
The Who's rock opera Tommy still rocks.
Russell's Revision: 'The Music Lovers'
13 Jul 2012 // 8:00 AM
The movie is fast, funny, always visual, always musical, always melodramatic in the literal sense.
Sound and Infuriating: 'The Music Lovers'
9 Dec 2011 // 7:00 AM
Ken Russell is an true visionary at times and when he meshes the sounds of symphonies with his various visual cues, he achieves a kind of critical nirvana.
Ken Russell just had to let the music out
1 Dec 2011 // 4:35 AM
LOS ANGELES — Some years ago in London, at the premiere of John Cage’s “Europeras 3&4,” I bumped into Ken Russell in the press queue. He