Did you ever get the urge to "remix" a movie? One that just really stuck in your craw like nothing else? DJ Spooky lives out an artistic wet dream on Rebirth of a Nation.
15 Sep 2015
This week in our ongoing field guide to '50s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them: those crazy kids save the world from marauding grape jelly in The Blob.
14 Aug 2014
The difference between churches of service and activism is seen by the degree to which they hold to the philosophies of black theology, a school of religious thought that emerged in the wake of the racial tumult of the ‘60s.
17 Mar 2014
The Strokes guitarist and solo artist talks about his new EP, the differences between working in a band and working on your own, and why he loves Frank Sinatra.
03 Nov 2013
In Marvel's comics, narrative closure is always deferred, every ending a new beginning. Iron Man 3, with its now world weary characters and aging actors, draws attention to how live action is different from comics.
14 Jul 2013
If you have a chance to check Clark out live, do so. He sounds fine in a studio setting, and I encourage you to grab his new disc. But like most of the better acts, especially of the jazz and blues idioms, he needs to be seen to be appreciated, and believed.
20 Nov 2012
Those not so worried about the path this adaptation’s Sherlock Holmes is taking should enjoy going along for the ride -- by carriage, automobile, pony, or train -- on another boisterous adventure.
14 Jun 2012
A collection of 200-plus years of writing about the American theatre betrays a clear preference for the past over the present.
06 Jul 2010
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. salute the genius behind 'The Magic Garden' and explain why YOU should hear "Requiem: 820 Latham".
25 Jun 2010
With Mad Marg gone, you no longer have to watch the show through your fingers, but things have gotten reliably lackluster, perhaps accounting for the show’s worst ratings since 2002, even getting tromped one night by Dancing with the Stars, for heaven’s sake, results that must have had Idol producers seeing visions of Paula Abdul in their sleep.
05 May 2010
On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.
26 Mar 2009
For those who enjoy movies for their sheer improbability, this is a goldmine of work poorly done but richly rewarded.
David Camak Pratt
12 Mar 2009
This is as complete a DVD set as any fan could wish for, and the comedy holds up incredibly well after more than 40 years.
23 Feb 2009
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
15 Jan 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.
13 Jan 2009
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