Sunday, January 8 2012
With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.
Tuesday, January 11 2011
Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.
Tuesday, January 4 2011
Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.
Tuesday, January 4 2011
The ladies really lit up the big screen, delivering the kind of brilliant acting work that makes picking a mere 20 that much more difficult, let alone unearthing a clear number one.
Sunday, January 2 2011
PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.
Sunday, June 24 2012
The film, Never Let Me Go, follows the book relatively well, although it eliminates some of the story, and isn't able to mirror the novel's careful and timed revelations about the mystery of Hailsham's students.
Thursday, February 10 2011
Never Let Me Go is an intentionally amorphous work of art whose fluidity allows for layered storytelling and perpetual revelation.
Tuesday, September 14 2010
For all its invention, the film adaptation of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel Never Let Me Go is a story of familiar human truths, few of them welcome.
Friday, January 24 2014
Clark Gable gets a little Russian.
Wednesday, November 10 2010
If it goes down as anything, 2010 will be seen as the year of the misunderstood movie, an artistic anomaly which saw at least four fine films fall by the commercial wayside.
Friday, October 8 2010
As a genius work of art, as an experience that will leave some cold and others clamoring for the right level of praise, Never Let Me Go surpasses expectation.
Thursday, October 7 2010
Quality over quantity... or something much more telling. Is it better to be prolific and pedestrian, or selective and sanctified?
Monday, June 21 2010
Kazuo Ishiguro's devastating novel Never Let Me Go is making its way to the big screen. The film adaptation stars the dead-on cast of Carey
Sunday, October 24 2010
LOS ANGELES — With bankable stars and a bestselling book as its source material, "Never Let Me Go" looked for a long time like it would