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PopMatters' 2017 Fall Film Preview: At Last, the Film Industry Awakens From Its Slumber
27 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM
From Gary Oldman in The Darkest Hour to James Franco's meta-experiment Blade Runner: 2049 and Daniel Day-Lewis's final role, here are the movies you'll want to watch ... and a couple you might not.
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.
I’m Not There, and Neither Are You
8 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM
The Bob Dylan film, I’m Not There, shows that the main puzzle behind pop music’s most enigmatic personality resides right here, within us all.
'Carol' and Forbidden Romance
24 Nov 2015 // 4:30 AM
Todd Haynes' resonant period romance echoes Far From Heaven, but Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara elude that film’s glossy fatalism.
Cannes 2015: 'Carol' and 'Nahid' Reveal the Costs of Repression
19 May 2015 // 4:50 AM
Two dramas at Cannes 2015, one by Todd Haynes and the other by Ida Panahandeh, depict the costs of repression and loss of privacy for women under patriarchal codes.
A Gift Opens the Way: A Reflection on Todd Haynes
25 Jun 2015 // 5:00 AM
As a director, Todd Haynes crafts ambitious films that bring elite skill out of his actors.
Cannes 2015: Todd Haynes' 'Carol' Could Have Been Better
17 May 2015 // 8:45 AM
Todd Haynes' adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1952 lesbian love story is a sumptuous visual treat, but the novel's emotional content has been softened and simplified.
The Beautiful, Thrilling 'Carol' Belongs Among Best Movie Love Stories
20 Nov 2015 // 6:04 AM
This is a love story between two women set at a time and place when that relationship was beyond taboo, but as its bravura filmmaking unfolds, those specifics fade and what remains are the feelings and emotions that all the best movie love stories create.
Director Todd Haynes rediscovers Bob Dylan
25 Nov 2007 // 8:42 PM
NEW YORK -- It was in the year 2000 that filmmaker Todd Haynes rediscovered Bob Dylan all over again. "I had always admired Dylan -- I