Articles tagged armin mueller-stahl

15 May 2009 // 4:28 AM

Angels & Demons

A Harvard professor is an unlikely candidate for the hero of a summer blockbuster, and Angels & Demons demonstrates exactly why. The film is filled with talk, talk, talk.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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13 Feb 2009 // 4:45 AM

The International

Tom Tykwer's thriller shrewdly introduces Lou (Clive Owen) as he observes rather than acts.

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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.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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8 Nov 2007 // 8:59 PM

Night on Earth

Night on Earth consists of a pleasingly varied collection of tales yet each is infused with the director’s own brand of subtle affection, offbeat musings and wit.

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Viggo Mortensen, director Cronenberg reunite for gangster movie

Viggo Mortensen was busted the other day for smoking at the Ritz-Carlton, one of the city’s fine hostelries. “It could be God, and he

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14 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

Eastern Promises

Eastern Promises crosses up and recombines stories of parents and children, even violence and history.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Third Miracle (1999)

The production notes for The Third Miracle tout it as “a provocative and powerful mystery about a priest who, while investigating the life of a

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//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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