The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
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.
The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
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.
'Henry's Crime' is a Crime of Omission | 18 Sep 2011 // 4:59 PM
Hardly anybody saw Henry's Crime in theaters, but this little film is perfect for home viewing.
'The Kids Are All Right' Brims With the Beauty and Wonder of Normalcy | 14 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM
Hollywood’s family films are rarely credited for understated and incisive observations on domestic relations. It is, therefore, such a relief that Lisa Cholodenko’s (High Art, Laurel Canyon) latest does not yield to either temptation.
Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations | 25 Jan 2011 // 3:50 AM
The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.
A Bunch of Blu 5 | 21 Nov 2010 // 9:00 PM
On the high-def agenda this time around: The Last Airbender, Salon Kitty, The Wiz, Charlie St. Cloud, and The Kids Are All Right.
The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood | 23 Feb 2011 // 2:30 AM
LOS ANGELES — David Seidler first sparked to the idea of writing a movie about the life of King George VI in 1980. A stutterer himself, he
''The Kids Are All Right' producer enjoys Oscar race | 10 Feb 2011 // 3:22 AM
DETROIT — Gary Gilbert says he didn't foresee during the making of "The Kids Are All Right" that the film would get several Academy Award nominations