The Death of Mr. Lazarescu

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 | 10 Jan 2007 // 2:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.


The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) | 25 Apr 2006 // 9:00 PM

If only Lazarescu had wandered into a slick American melodrama, maybe someone would have made sure he received the relief he needed.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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