After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.
05 Jan 2014
When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.
21 Jan 2013
Thanks to imports and cable channel choices, the year in TV was very interesting indeed. Where else can classical detectives meet with their updated complements, or sullen 20-somethings smirk at their ancient societal/criminal betters? Oh, and don't forget squid.
16 Jan 2013
It was the kind of year where the best inspired a near hyperbolic amount of praise, while the worst were being condemned as the funeral bell for the entire type.
06 Jan 2013
The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.
12 Jan 2012
Just like Sisyphus, forever pushing his immense boulder up a hill filled with possibilities, it's time for PopMatters to take on the task of coming up with the year's very best. While arduous, the results speak for themselves.
08 Jan 2012
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