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The 100 Essential Directors Part 1: Chantal Akerman - Bernardo Bertolucci
1 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Neurotic New Yorkers, Queer Mavericks, Swedish close-ups and the art of putting a microphone on every person on set are but a few of the themes explored in PopMatters' first group of ten essential directors, Chantal Akerman through Bernardo Bertolucci. Please note that any perceived omissions were likely on purpose...
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.
In 'Clouds of Sils Maria' Juliette Binoche and Kristen Stewart Have Electrifying Chemistry
14 Jul 2015 // 3:00 AM
Less Birdman and more Bergman, Clouds of Sils Maria delves deeply into the complex psychology of its characters.
A Burning Match Is Set to Art and Anarchy in 'Something in the Air'
4 Jun 2013 // 11:00 PM
Revolution is less of an action with a direct purpose than a way of life in Olivier Assayas’ heady, conflicted ode to the anarchic spirit of May 1968.
'Carlos' gives long chase at Cannes
23 May 2010 // 4:10 AM
CANNES, France — There are long movies. There are massively long movies. And then there is "Carlos." A dramatized story of the rise and fall of