Anticipating everything from the Kent State killings to the Branch Davidian siege, Easy Rider distills just how deeply freedom and authority are fundamentally antagonists in America. Sadly, especially in America.
Exploring the LA art scene of the 1950s and '60s, The Cool School appreciates the love of surface -- the self-performance and artifice, the illusory forward motion and devotion to consumption -- that defines the city.
It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.