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Tuesday, April 28 2009

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Monday, March 23 2009

Bottle Shock

Unlike films that provide insights into an agricultural practice while telling a story, this is about everything but wine.


Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.


Friday, December 5 2008

Nobel Son

Nobel Son not only lacks honor, but it's also an undignified mess that should embarrass star Alan Rickman and everyone else involved.


Friday, August 15 2008

Bottle Shock

The international competition serves as backdrop for a cloying tale of underdogs inspired by rather sudden patriotic fervor.


Tuesday, April 1 2008

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Burton indulges in meticulously designed, deliberately artificial sets, cinematography that makes the world monochromatic, protagonists with pale skin and sunken eyes – but it's that passion coursing beneath the surface that makes this film feel more alive than anything he's done in years.


Tuesday, March 25 2008

The Perfect Lean, Mean, Macho Machine

The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.


Thursday, January 10 2008

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.


Friday, January 4 2008

Alan Rickman can be a saint, but sometimes evil becomes him


Thursday, December 20 2007

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd is delirious with blood and violence: bright red spurting from the barber's expert slashes, necks snapping and bodies crumpling.


Snow Cake (2006) (Reviews) [22.May.07]
Love Actually (2003) (Reviews) [13.Nov.03]
Galaxy Quest (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Galaxy Quest (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Blow Dry (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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