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Thursday, January 31 2013

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012

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.


Monday, January 16 2012

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.


Reviews

Friday, December 9 2011

'We Need to Talk About Kevin
': Tilda Swinton's Characteristic Nerve

Kevin's madness makes We Need to Talk About Kevin something of a horror movie, underscoring Eva's fear that Kevin reflects the monster in her.


Sunday, March 14 2004

Morvern Callar (2002)

Morvern is a puzzle the film picks at but never quite solves, the focus of its probing but also respectful attention.


Wednesday, March 19 2003

Morvern Callar (2002)

Morvern is a puzzle the film picks at but never quite solves, the focus of its probing but also respectful attention.


Blogs

Wednesday, May 30 2012

Mommy Fearest: 'We Need to Talk About Kevin' (Blu-ray)

In celebration of its release on DVD and Blu-ray, here is our theatrical review of one of 2011's criminally under-appreciated films, containing one of the greatest female performances...ever.


Tuesday, December 20 2011

Mommy Fearest: 'We Need to Talk About Kevin'

Perhaps the best element about We Need to Talk About Kevin is the lack of a simple straight answer.


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