Reviews // 3 Articles
The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.
'The Kids Are All Right' Brims With the Beauty and Wonder of Normalcy
14 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM
Hollywood’s family films are rarely credited for understated and incisive observations on domestic relations. It is, therefore, such a relief that Lisa Cholodenko’s (High Art, Laurel Canyon) latest does not yield to either temptation.
'The Kids Are All Right': The Team Thing
7 Jul 2010 // 11:22 PM
In The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko's lovely comedy about family, routines and perspectives are shifting.