The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013 | 18 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM

As home video spins off into various immediate options -- streaming, simultaneous theatrical and digital release -- there are still many gems to uncover in the increasingly obsolete format.


Dennis Côté's 'Bestiaire' Prompts Reflection on the Conventions of Cinematic Narrative | 3 Mar 2013 // 5:10 PM

Because most people are used to films that tell stories or make arguments, the natural response is to impose meaning on the images in Bestiaire, a response that reduces their immediateness and reality.


TIFF 2012: Day 1: 'Amour' + 'Burn It Up Djassa' + 'Bestiaire' + 'Far Out Isn’t Far Enough' | 10 Sep 2012 // 2:30 AM

PopMatters begins daily coverage of the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival, this last major festival before awards season.

//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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