Tuesday, January 11 2011
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.
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.
Tuesday, May 4 2010
In July, Christopher Nolan unleashes his eagerly awaited new film Inception, M. Night Shyamalan returns with The Last Airbender and Adrien Brody stars in a Predator remake.
Sunday, September 18 2011
Hardly anybody saw Henry's Crime in theaters, but this little film is perfect for home viewing.
Sunday, November 14 2010
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.
Wednesday, July 7 2010
In The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko's lovely comedy about family, routines and perspectives are shifting.
Tuesday, January 25 2011
The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.
Sunday, November 21 2010
On the high-def agenda this time around: The Last Airbender, Salon Kitty, The Wiz, Charlie St. Cloud, and The Kids Are All Right.
Wednesday, February 23 2011
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
Thursday, February 10 2011
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
Monday, January 10 2011
LOS ANGELES — Patience isn't always Hollywood's strong suit. Agents boil over in tantrums, executives chase hot screenplays like jackals and directors yell for everybody to
Friday, August 6 2010
He's only 17, but Josh Hutcherson has seen both sides of the movie industry. He has had his share of big special effects extravaganzas — check out
Sunday, July 18 2010
"Obviously," the actress Mia Wasikowska says, "I've been in the right place at the right time. Again and again." That began before Tim Burton plucked