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Thursday, January 31 2013

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.


Wednesday, January 23 2008

Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.


Reviews

Thursday, March 22 2012

'The Devils': The Original Cut of Ken Russell's Daring, Flamboyant and Controversial Masterpiece

The ferocity of Russell’s vision represents a kind of multicoloured artistic purging, with close to two hours of invention, energy and madness loaded into a blunderbuss and fired onto the screen in shocking, blasphemous glory.


Blogs

Tuesday, August 24 2010

Like Touching the Dead: Ken Russell's 'The Devils' (1971)

The Devils is like a trip through Baroque Hell as envisioned by a high end mentor to Kubrick and Jodorowsky. It's all textures and tactile reinterpretations, modernistic designs delivered into the bowels of a beleaguered, belligerent age


Wednesday, August 15 2007

Depth of Field: Come Back, Ken Russell. All is Forgiven.

For a time, he was the bad boy of British filmmaking, a moniker that actually meant something back in the productive, post-modern phase of cinema.


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