Saturday, January 24 2009
Friday, January 16 2009
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
Friday, May 9 2008
Inspired by the mostly beloved late '60s Japanese cartoon, Speed Racer is loud, large, and proudly crass.
Monday, April 28 2008
In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.
Friday, January 11 2008
From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.
Saturday, August 18 2007
Chris Tucker is smart as Hell. Don’t believe it? Well, can you name another actor earning $25 million for doing the same thing he’s done for the last nine years -- the EXACT same thing, mind you.
Monday, August 13 2007
Friday, August 10 2007
Disjointed and hyperbolic, the film's many chases and showdowns pit Carter and Lee against an array of forces -- again.