Masaki Kobayashi
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Films of 2015
30 Dec 2015 // 6:23 AM

What is Art, at its best, but the very weapon by which we wage the necessary, perpetual war on Culture? Here, but a quiver full of the world’s arsenal of 2015 film offerings.

//Reviews

Critereon's 'Kwaidan' Set Provides Four Masterful Tales of the Uncanny
10 Dec 2015 // 9:10 PM

Masaki Kobayashi’s masterpiece, Kwaidan, exists on the boundary between the living and the spirit worlds.

'Eclipse Series 38: Masaki Kobayashi Against the System'
15 May 2013 // 11:10 PM

There's a creative tension between wanting to capture a documentary sense of reality and the expressionist visuals used to capture the characters’ psychological reality.

//Blogs

12 Criterion Capsules: Good Cinematic Medicine
28 Oct 2015 // 9:37 AM

As Criterion continues to unleash its Blu-rays of eclectic film classics at a mad pace, we continue trying to keep up with so many riches.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

// Announcements

"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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