Friday, February 29 2008
The rather complex ideological issues and unique sense of aesthetics that Frankenheimer infused in his films can be fully appreciated in this collection.
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.
Friday, May 18 2007
The inability of the filmmakers to deliver any kind of lasting victory for the inmates with whom the audience identifies forces the movie down particularly dark cul de sacs.
Monday, October 18 2004
The investigation into issues of patriotism and accountability in Judgment at Nuremberg resonates strongly with contemporary American politics.
Thursday, October 14 2004
All this overacting hardly dampens the film's efforts to grant weighty meaning to the rose tattoo.
Monday, May 12 2003
It is, quite simply, the Hollywood Western in full flower, with all the nostalgia and sins of commission and omission that that implies.
Wednesday, April 2 2003
The line between victims and violators is almost erased, now that playing by the rules seems little more than an antiquated affectation.