Wednesday, May 20 2009
Stewart deftly blends botany, politics, and history into a very appealing format while warning of 'botanical atrocities'.
Monday, March 24 2008
The desire to escape that lives in each of us, and the consequences of acting on that desire, is what makes us care for Chris McCandless (Into the Wild), and what makes his short life such a compelling story.
Wednesday, March 5 2008
A "follow your dreams" narrative in a package that belies the cliché that it expounds upon.
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.
Tuesday, October 16 2007
The story of Wild is one of alienation and distancing and and the self-discovery that can be found only in wandering and escape and solitude, themes you may remember from Every Other Thing Pearl Jam Has Ever Done.
Friday, September 28 2007
Thursday, September 27 2007
Friday, September 21 2007
Into the Wild reveals the sense of loss that drove Chris McCandless. It also shows that it isn't only his.