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by Matt Mazur

10 Jul 2009


Almodovar is one of the most consistently exciting auteurs in the world, and in celebration of his newest film Broken Embraces, PopMatters is readying a week-long look at the director’s life, work and themes. While our inaugural “Directors Spotlight” series is a bit far off (look for the section to run in mid- to late- November, the excellent, nicely-cut English subtitled trailer is out now! Let the countdown to Almodovar Week officially begin!

by Matt Mazur

1 Jul 2009


Meryl Streep’s devilish turn as a high-fashion editor has got nothing on the real thing: Vogue’s Anna Wintour guides us through just what it takes to produce the magazine’s famed September issue, from which the film takes its title.

by Matt Mazur

26 Jun 2009


Rose’s adaptation of the revered novel by Leo Tolstoy stars Danny Huston, Elisabeth Rohm, and Anjelica Huston. You can find it now playing through 9/22 exclusively On Demand via IFC Festival Direct.

by Matt Mazur

25 Jun 2009


It is very nice to see Vardalos get a chance to go behind the camera—the writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding does triple duty here. Major bonus points of course are given to anything featuring the amazing Rachel Dratch!

by Matt Mazur

25 Jun 2009


This new Italian romantic comedy from IFC definitely looks noteworthy. It seems to be a major change of pace from the dramas American audiences are used to seeing out of that country, and a welcome, refreshing change of pace.

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