Monday, November 9 2009
Aside from such obvious aspects -- including the difference between black and white and color film stock -- the back and forth between the films was also reflective of their burgeoning creative output.
Thursday, January 24 2008
The last few years have seen some mind-blowing DVD repackaging of a wide variety of musically projects. 2007 is the best yet.
Wednesday, January 23 2008
A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.
Tuesday, January 1 2008
Taken together, Help! and The McCartney Years, show the breadth of an artist's career, warts and all. Few have lived a life as well-documented or as successful as Paul McCartney.
Monday, June 18 2007
Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.
Wednesday, September 24 2014
The Party, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Juggernaut give us good clean fun about slavery and brothels.
Wednesday, October 1 2014
As much as Richard Lester throws the audience into the action, we have no reason to care about the fate of any of the passengers of the SS Britannic.
Tuesday, September 23 2014
The classic farcical Sondheim musical springs to Blu-ray with all the hilarity of the classic movie, but only half the songs of the classic stage play.
Wednesday, July 9 2014
Silly plot aside, the real attraction to A Hard Day’s Night is the music and the way it is presented.
Tuesday, July 9 2013
Help! is two films in one -- and if you can tolerate the first, you're bound to enjoy the second.
Thursday, November 1 2007
The Beatles' second (and second-best) movie, an absurdist romp with Bond-esque aspirations, gets an overdue clean-up on this new double-disc edition.
Friday, June 28 2013
Bring a towel.
Friday, September 14 2012
Richard Lester and musical England, just before they was fab.
Friday, March 25 2011
How I Won the War wanted to be wacky and irreverent. Sadly, it comes across as weird and irrelevant forty some years later.