Monday, January 13 2014
Sometimes, a bad movie inspires a bit of unnatural love. In other instances, films overlooked by the masses make it into our personal preferences. Whatever the case is here, we have several examples of efforts we feel bad for enjoying, but love nonetheless.
Wednesday, January 5 2011
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.
Thursday, January 17 2013
The Last Stand is a first class ride. It doesn't reinvent the genre so much as reinvest it with much of the moxie it had in the first place.
Friday, March 4 2011
In an era where the serial killer film feels pointless and unnecessarily prolonged, I Saw the Devil is reinvigorating. Not only is it cruel and creative - it's damn near a classic.
Monday, August 23 2010
Memories of Murder may have put him on the international artform map and The Host may have hit a nerve with nerds everywhere, but Mother is where this filmmaker finally comes into his own - and the results are resplendent.
Sunday, August 15 2010
At any given moment, it can be enjoyed as a traditional oater, as a variation on a hoary old Hollywood theme, as a visionary reinterpretation of a genre type, a stellar stunt spectacle, a comedy, a slick social commentary, and just about any other reading you want to toss into the mix.