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Wednesday, April 29 2009

Nothing But the Truth

By the time the focus tightens onto Armstrong's jail time, the movie turns righteous and, it must be said, a little tedious.


Thursday, April 23 2009

Notorious

More fan companion piece than galvanizing cinema, this stands at a distance too respectful to get under anyone's skin.


Tuesday, April 21 2009

Why Biopics Just Don’t Work


Sunday, February 15 2009

Biggie Gives Us One More Chance

Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.


Friday, January 16 2009

Q&A with ‘Notorious’ star Jamal Woolard


Notorious

Notorious looks back on the day when hip-hop was coming into its seeming own, when telling stories was a way to make order from chaos, as well as money and, as Biggie saw it, mo problems.


Sunday, December 21 2008

Nothing But the Truth

Rod Lurie's Nothing But the Truth looks at the compromises and complications that shape the "truth" in legal systems, media collusions, and politics in DC.


Monday, April 2 2007

Meet the Robinsons (2007)

The fact that Meet the Robinsons doesn't have a bunch of misfit celebrity-voiced animals banding together is in itself almost enough to recommend it.


Friday, March 30 2007

Angela Bassett makes a leap with ‘Meet the Robinsons’


Thursday, March 1 2007

The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.


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The Score (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Supernova (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Music of the Heart (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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