The Best DVDs of 2010 | 5 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

As the medium continues to struggle with significance in the steady "streaming" of the 21st Century, here are PopMatters' picks for the best the format(s) have to offer.

The Best 30 Films of 2009 | 7 Jan 2010 // 4:00 PM

In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.


The Illusion of Identity in Lars Von Trier's Antichrist | 26 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

Lars von Trier suggests that the terrible and the horrific are not to be found in the abnormal behaviour of an outsider, but within our relationships, and the play of domination and submission in everyday life.


Antichrist | 22 Oct 2009 // 9:00 PM

Antichrist in many ways seems Lars Von Trier's rejoinder to the criticism that he "hates women," as if daring us to watch what we expect to see.


Chaos Reigns!: 'Antichrist - The Criterion Collection' (Blu-ray) | 9 Nov 2010 // 3:30 AM

So obsessed with birth and biology that the symbols practically stand up and shout their intent, this is New Age therapeutics as Grand Guignol geek show.

'Antichrist' is an Ambitious, Audacious Masterpiece | 24 Oct 2009 // 2:55 PM

It's fairly obvious that vision is in short supply in Hollywood. Just look at what passes for art among the mindless mainstream movies that make

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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