Thursday, May 28 2009
La Grande Bouffe and Tales of Ordinary Madness are products of a dark worldview. Neither offers solutions about how to improve a disintegrating society.
Friday, May 8 2009
An affecting, if flawed, middlebrow drama about a seldom-discussed Depression-era tragedy.
Tuesday, January 20 2009
Like many Cassavetes films, this unfolds most interestingly in the crawl spaces of its narrative, lingering alongside the actors as they struggle in the ensuing vacuousness.
Thursday, January 24 2008
A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.
Wednesday, June 13 2007
This film provides insight into John Paul Two's character that no unauthorized biography could have achieved.
Tuesday, August 8 2006
Despite adhering to rigid Standards and Practice regulations, An Early Frost still resonates, thanks in large part to an intelligent script, committed performances and filmmakers who knew they an important story to tell.
Thursday, April 15 2004
The accusation that the film is 'anti-American' says less about Von Trier than it does about the American psyche.