Wednesday, January 28 2009
The film makes clear in readings from Hannah Seneh's diaries and poems that her dedication to building a Jewish state has shaped her legacy.
Saturday, December 20 2008
Monday, November 24 2008
The film contrasts remarkable footage of the Fuhrer leading tours of museums with images of the devastation his troops wrought.
Friday, August 22 2008
Anderson dilutes Roger Corman’s satire by locating Death Race among society’s transgressors, depicting their dysfunctions with gory relish, and confining the race safely behind the walls of an isolated prison.
Wednesday, August 6 2008
Bonneville is firmly committed to the “Female Gaze” in an industry where everything is geared towards only what men want to see.
Friday, April 4 2008
The general fuzzed-out sense of malaise that Lee is able to tap into while exploring the Nixon-era sexual revolution (and repression and adventure), creates a point of view that both ruthlessly observes and empathizes with these alien suburbanites.
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.
Monday, January 7 2008
The Bourne Ultimatum is one of the most enjoyable documents of cultural paranoia and political alienation you’ll see this year.
Thursday, September 13 2007
This may be the last time the Woo signatures -- slow-mo gun battles flanked by slo-mo birds; "balletic" leaps through the air; two-man Mexican stand-offs -- were effective in a remotely serious manner