Tuesday, January 13 2009
Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.
Tuesday, December 16 2008
What do the worlds contained within comics, within and between panels, tell us about the worlds in which we live out our lives?
Tuesday, July 8 2008
This story reaches across barriers in language and experience to viewers who have never suffered exile.
Thursday, January 17 2008
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.
Thursday, January 3 2008
Personal and political history is delivered with a sharp mix of comedy and tragedy (Marjane lies in bed, the "camera" hovering overhead as she declares herself a communist after learning her grandfather was jailed for same).
Monday, September 17 2007
Almost Peaceful shares the breadth of the novel it was based upon, but it is constrained in its exploration of the characters.