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Sunday, January 2 2011

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010

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.


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Thursday, March 21 2013

The French Director's Unique Voice Comes Through Loud and Clear in 'The Claire Denis Collection'

Spanning the period between 1988-2009, these four Claire Denis films represent some of the best of the world cinema genre.


Sunday, May 1 2011

An Inextricable Cultural Tangle in 'White Material'

Claire Denis is a seriously talented filmmaker, to be sure – her past work has been exceptionally interesting, and her ability to place the viewer at the centre of the action is astounding – but White Material is a deeply disappointing misfire.


Thursday, December 16 2010

'White Material': Owning the Land

In White Material, empty soccer fields become bleakly ominous vistas and vacant streets turn foreboding.


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