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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.

Sunday, January 22 2012

The 40 Best Films of 2011

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

Tuesday, January 17 2012

The Best Male Film Performances of 2011

In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.

Tuesday, November 15 2011

"My Humor Is Traced with Dark": An Interview with 'Drive’s Albert Brooks

Everyone is talking about Albert Brooks' transformation from funnyman to hitman in Nicolas Winding Refn's excellent Drive. The legendary comic, author and Best Supporting Actor Oscar hopeful recently spoke with PopMatters about being ahead of the curve and more.

Tuesday, September 20 2011

Transformer, Singular: 'Drive' Sings the Body Electric

Va-va-va-vroooom: Cannes Best Director winner Nicolas Winding Refn talks Drive with PopMatters.


Sunday, January 29 2012

'Drive' Works Because of Its Self-Conscious Artifice

Ryan Gosling is instantly iconic as a driver trying to find his humanity amidst the corruption of Los Angeles.

Sunday, September 18 2011

'Drive' Is a Movie About Movies

Even if you can't quite guess what goes on in Irene's head, you can see for yourself that the Driver is an appealing sort when compared to the other lowlifes around him.


Monday, September 19 2011

The Great Divide

Gone are the days of Pauline Kael - writers who could actually alter the conversation on cinema. In its place is a great divide, one that continues to grow wider and wider.

Thursday, September 1 2011

Drive (dir. Nicolas Winding Refn) Red Band Trailer

Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn's new film Drive follows a mechanic/stunt driver by day, getaway driver by night (Ryan Gosling, who hand picked Refn


Thursday, September 15 2011

The director and star of the thriller ‘Drive’ hit the road

LOS ANGELES — There are many ways an actor or director might unwind after a long day of shooting. Some might head for the bar; others

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