A Scanner Darkly

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 | 10 Jan 2007 // 3:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.


A Scanner Darkly (2006) | 6 Jul 2006 // 10:25 AM

Simultaneously strange and familiar, not himself, Bob lives inside an ooky, unsolvable world that mirrors our own ongoing fears, of surveillance, loss, and forgetting.

A Scanner Darkly (2006) | 6 Jul 2006 // 10:23 AM

The suits make for images so fascinating they feel nearly "addictive," appropriate given that the film is about (among other things), viewing, reality, and addiction.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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