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Thursday, December 10 2009

Ugly Betty Is Dead to Me

I've stuck by it through thick and thin, but Ugly Betty is over for me. Poor acting, ridiculous plots, and sanctimonious moralising have put an end to it.


Wednesday, August 6 2008

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 is so fixed on representing the range of the girls' experiences that they spend precious little time together.


Monday, June 16 2008

Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

This film comes harrowingly close to emotional pornography, but somehow never crosses that line.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Under the Same Moon (La Misma Luna)

Rosario's determination and resilience ground the moral design of Under the Same Moon.


Thursday, January 17 2008

High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.


Monday, October 1 2007

Ugly Betty - The Complete First Season

The beauty of Ugly Betty is that it examines everyday situations under a highly-magnified microscope.


Thursday, October 5 2006

Ugly Betty

In Ugly Betty, "beauty" appears to be the primary barrier in the way of women's equality, to the point of ignoring other structural discriminations.


Friday, June 3 2005

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

If its resolutions are at times too neat, the movie can also be refreshing, allowing the girls to be confused, perceptive, foolish, mad, and generous.


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