Monday, January 16 2012
It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.
Thursday, September 22 2011
If we are to believe history, the majority of this year's Best Picture Nominees will come from among this eclectic list, featuring two films from the great Steven Spielberg.
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.
Monday, December 19 2011
Lisbeth is an abuse survivor, alternately furious and philosophical about it. The details of that abuse will be revealed in sequels and are also telegraphed in the novel's original title, Men Who Hate Women.
Monday, March 7 2011
Fans of the Stieg Larsson books will be rewarded with an overall successful adaptation, as well as a set of films that stand on their own.
Sunday, July 11 2010
Director Niels Arden Oplev has actualized a thriller that is as atmospheric as it is intricate.
Wednesday, March 17 2010
Niels Arden Oplev's film is a quality translation of Stieg Larsson's bestseller, comparable to what Ron Howard could have done with his Dan Brown films had the source material been worthy.
Tuesday, January 10 2012
David Fincher, Kim Novak, and the producers of The Devil Inside walk into an LA oxygen bar...
Wednesday, December 21 2011
Fincher's Girl (has) a far more bracing and brutal bite.
Tuesday, August 31 2010
Our choices for the Top Five Best/Worst films of the flawed 2010 summer movie season.
Tuesday, January 3 2012
LOS ANGELES — As the lone artistic voice behind Nine Inch Nails, Trent Reznor regularly had the pleasure of answering to no one during NIN’s
Thursday, December 8 2011
In the age of Twitter and iPhones, where there is such an uninterrupted stream of information scooting around every minute, it’s haplessly old-fashioned to argue that you broke an embargo because you needed to get your copy into print two weeks early.
Thursday, April 8 2010
MIAMI — Like just about everyone else who has read and marveled over Stieg Larsson's dark, violent international bestseller "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," director
Friday, March 26 2010
Lisbeth Salander, the seriously screwed-up heroine of Stieg Larsson's mega-best seller "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," is wire-thin, punked-out, angry. As the title says,