No Country for Old Men
//Features

New Additions to Netflix Worth Watching in August | 3 Aug 2016 // 10:00 PM

Forget summer sunshine, PopMatters offers you several reasons to stay in the air conditioned indoors with these Netflix offerings.

Rescripting the Western in 'No Country for Old Men' | 13 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

How the Coen Brothers' ostensibly faithful award winning adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country For Old Men diverges from its creator's rather questionable politics.

//Reviews

No Country for Old Men | 8 Nov 2007 // 10:10 PM

The desolate landscape and moral layout evoke old Westerns, but the film, based on Cormac McCarthy's novel, also reconsiders the genre's conventions, comparing now and "the old times."

//News

How to play at being a villain: Bardem, Ledger reignite media interest in craft of acting | 13 Aug 2008 // 10:49 PM

The verdict is nearly unanimous: As the Joker in "The Dark Knight," Heath Ledger gives a great performance. But what exactly does that mean? As

There will be confusion: Deliberately vague films leave critic cold | 23 Feb 2008 // 10:19 PM

Walking out of a press screening of Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood" in early November, I turned to a fellow critic in the

//Mixed media
//Blogs

How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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