Friday, August 12 2011
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Friday, August 5 2011
Our second day of "100 Essential Directors" could loosely be described as one that defines "influential." Each of the auteurs sandwiched in between Robert Bresson and David Cronenberg has left a lasting mark on cinema, each employing a signature style that is unmistakable.
Monday, October 11 2010
Today it is impossible to imagine a world without the films of Akira Kurosawa. He is easily regarded as one of the very greatest directors in the history of film, having made a host of first tier masterpieces.
Wednesday, January 13 2010
I’d rather hear superstars admit to egos gone wild than insist they uphold “family first” values if family first is not a reality for them.
Thursday, June 18 2009
Thursday, June 5 2008
"You learn more quickly, more profoundly in dreams" -- the audience becomes a part of the hallucinations.
Friday, January 25 2008
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.
Thursday, December 20 2007
Wednesday, December 19 2007
Based on the writings of Mircea Eliade, Francis Ford Coppola's first movie in 10 years is goofy, contrived, and self-absorbed.