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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008
12 Jan 2009 // 2:00 PM
Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.
A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007
10 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.
'The Voices' Gets to the Very Essence of the American Nightmare
23 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM
Disturbing, funny, alluring and repulsive in a uniquely American way that no one likes to admit, The Voices should trouble you.
Why Is It Like That Here? Comics As a Medium for Exploring Our Varying Senses of Place
24 Feb 2013 // 4:30 PM
Comics give writers and artists a unique kind of freedom to make and remake places for their stories.
Chicken with Plums
15 Jul 2009 // 4:00 PM
Before even opening Chicken with Plums it is apparent that the book will have to go beyond the cultural seduction of Persepolis if Satrapi’s career is to become anything other than a one-note veil dance.
7 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM
This story reaches across barriers in language and experience to viewers who have never suffered exile.
Daughter of the revolution tells her animated tale in 'Persepolis'
16 Jan 2008 // 8:29 PM
Writer, artist and filmmaker Marjane Satrapi grew up in Iran, living through the Shah's regime, the revolution that overthrew him, and the establishment of the