Articles tagged abigail breslin

Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

Kit Kittredge is, as her movie and doll-line assert, An American Girl, and so she'll need to face up to her national history, embrace her responsibility, and learn a useful life lesson to boot.

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29 Jun 2008 // 2:54 PM

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

One really does have to feel bad for the Romantic Comedy. It’s a genre that’s life support system is more or less irretrievably

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Seven speedy minutes with ‘Nim’s Island’ star Jodie Foster

Making a movie is only part of an actor’s job. Most also give interviews just before their latest films hit theaters. Jodie Foster has

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4 Apr 2008 // 2:30 AM

Nim’s Island

The focus in Nim's Island is most earnestly on the relationship that develops between 11-year-old Nim and Alex (Jodie Foster) from San Francisco.

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14 Feb 2008 // 2:16 AM

Definitely, Maybe

As much as she wants her dad's story to be a kind of hybrid surprise, Maya early on comprehends its conventionality.

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2 Aug 2007 // 3:38 AM

When a film is remade in the U.S.A.

Catherine Zeta-Jones dons a crisp white apron, cinches it around her waist, and gets busy cooking up asparagus terrine, quail with truffle sauce, blood-red entrecote,

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27 Jul 2007 // 2:30 AM

No Reservations (2007)

That No Reservations can't imagine an alternative life for Kate makes all the energetic food-loving seem a little sad -- more sublimation than revelation.

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26 Jul 2007 // 4:55 AM

Zeta-Jones and Eckhart dish about ‘No Reservations’

"Though there are times," she laughs, "when I just ... can't ... help but steal that last chicken nugget off their plate."

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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13 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Ultimate Gift (2006)

As in 300, all plot events, visual compositions, and supporting others are in place to redeem, enlighten, and celebrate the straight white male protagonist.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Little Miss Sunshine is that rare comedic film that earns its laughs through textured characterizations and authentic, humanizing contradictions.

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26 Jul 2006 // 12:00 AM

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Even as Sheryl and Grandpa try to soothe little Olive, her father's "refuse to lose" credo creates a mountain of expectation.

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1 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

Signs (2002)

PULL.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

// Notes from the Road

"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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