The Best Films of 2012 | 27 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM
From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.
Hot Stuff: The PopMatters Summer 2012 Movie Preview (June) | 1 May 2012 // 6:00 PM
June arrives on full film fire, with a new one from Pixar, a look at a Presidential monster killer, and Ridley Scott's return to a certain extraterrestrial franchise...
'Take This Waltz': Sarah Polley's Second Film is a Slow Pleasure | 28 Jun 2012 // 11:40 PM
In Take This Waltz, the conflict that develops is not between Lou and Margot, but within her.
Best Actress, Michelle Williams in 'Take This Waltz' | 19 Dec 2012 // 1:00 AM
While everyone else is tripping on Kathryn Bigelow's art-house-cum-action acid, I was content to take a downer and mellow out. And then I looked at Michelle Williams and woke up.
‘Take This Waltz’: The Rites of Summer | 29 Jun 2012 // 6:00 AM
Sarah Polley’s passion-drunk film about a summertime flirtation is a lovesick daze of lust and pain and regret.