Wednesday, June 20 2012
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part three features Kirsten Dunst, Kirk Douglas and more...
Tuesday, September 6 2011
The final day of directors is here, Josef Von Sternberg through Zhang Yimou. German Expressionism, Dogme 95, contemporary views of Asian life, post-WWII malaise in Eastern Europe, and the alternately heartwarming and queer takes on everyday life in Baltimore all hold a space on today's list. Did we forget your favorite director on this list?
Monday, June 18 2007
In its infancy, the cinematic artform went through some formidable technological and stylistic changes. The ten DVDs discussed here highlight the very definition of the Golden Age of filmmaking.
Wednesday, November 28 2012
Sunset Boulevard is a classic film that receives first-class treatment on Blu-ray, with all the bonus features from the previous DVDs ported over, along with a never-before-seen deleted scene.
Friday, January 30 2009
Three of the greatest films you’ll ever see have been sumptuously repackaged, here. This is cause for joy. Celebration, even.
Wednesday, February 13 2008
A cautionary tale about business, fidelity and ethics that is skillfully wrapped under the guise of light entertainment.
Tuesday, August 21 2007
While we like to think that every modern malady is new to our particular generation, a film like this reminds us that many of life's troubles have their foundation in past, not present trends.
Monday, October 2 2006
Sunset Boulevard is the best gothic film never made by Alfred Hitchcock. It still resonates as a comment upon our obsession with celebrity and the price that obsession exacts upon our lives and the lives of those we perpetually idolize and, on occasion, have forgotten entirely.
Friday, July 22 2011
Some Like It Hot is a certified American movie myth. It just may take you, the contemporary comedy viewer, a few turns to discover its true inherent worth.