Monday, January 3 2011
A collection of 10 films that make us feel bad for loving them so - though we can easily defend each and every one... we think.
Wednesday, April 29 2009
With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.
Thursday, January 24 2008
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.
Thursday, January 10 2008
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.
Thursday, January 3 2008
When flipping through my mental catalog of the year's films, certain scenes stand out. This past year offered a veritable feast of visual goodies.
Sunday, January 19 2014
Machete Cortez is back... and so over-the-top, he literally floats away.
Sunday, August 23 2009
The chaos of Shorts is amplified when Toe finds a magic rainbow-colored wishing rock, which lets whoever has it have whatever he wants.
Friday, April 6 2007
Where the olden days movies were fierce, these are more nostalgic for a moment that's amplified in the remembering. These retreads are surely giddy, but they're also indulgent, just as they mean to be.
Monday, August 15 2005
Like the guys, the girls are undone by their reliance on conventional male power signs.
Thursday, June 9 2005
Robert Rodriguez is at his enfant terrible game again, for the second time this year.
Friday, October 11 2013
The moment we see Mel Gibson in his element, full of beans and blasting away at Kyle Ward's crazed dialogue, Machete Kills becomes the certified guilty pleasure it's spent the last 45 minutes trying to be.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
One of the deciding moments in the making of the neo-exploitation, ultra-violent-comedy thriller "Machete" came when star-to-be Danny Trejo was doing an autograph signing in
Monday, April 9 2007
Tarantino compares the "grindhouse" experience with the raw power of "punk rock."