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Wednesday, December 18 2013

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2013

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.


Tuesday, September 4 2012

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 2: October

We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.


Reviews

Sunday, May 12 2013

'Cloud Atlas' Is an Ecstatic Exploration of Humanity

Adapted from David Mitchell's ambitious novel, Cloud Atlas is at once a visually rich Hollywood blockbuster and a philosophically driven experimental film.


Thursday, October 25 2012

The Revolution Never Ends: ‘Cloud Atlas’

Cloud Atlas explodes in crescendo after crescendo, structure that brings the movie close to dramatic exhaustion at several points, but also allows for a slightly overdone coda.


Blogs

Wednesday, December 12 2012

Is 'Cloud Atlas' a Noble Failure? Maybe Not.

Critics have called it “exasperating” and “contradictory” but isn’t the film’s brand of riskiness what the movies are all about?


Friday, October 26 2012

The Wow Factor: 'Cloud Atlas'

Destined to divide critics and play to empty Cineplexes, Cloud Atlas is a marvel. It's the "wow factor" captured in nearly three hours of imaginative moviemaking.


Thursday, September 13 2012

TIFF 2012: Day 4: 'Cloud Atlas' + 'Silver Linings Playbook' + 'Byzantium'

Day four of our TIFF coverage features the collaboration between the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer that is Cloud Atlas, David O. Russell's superb Silver Linings Playbook, and Neil Jordan's latest, Byzantium.


Monday, July 30 2012

On 'Cloud Atlas' Nine

Thanks to the mystery and promises from the filmmakers themselves, Cloud Atlas has already started to feel like an event.


News

Friday, October 19 2012

A ‘Cloud Atlas’ journey for the Wachowskis and Tom Tykwer

NEW YORK — As they swept through airports while making their ambitious, risky new movie, “Cloud Atlas,” directors Andy and Lana Wachowski got used to answering


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