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Sunday, April 17 2011

‘Wild Target’: Moral Ambiguity Without Messy Drool

Thoughtfully drawn characters give audiences something to relate to and laugh at in the offbeat comedy, Wild Target.


Wednesday, April 29 2009

Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.


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.


Sunday, February 8 2009

Underworld and Underworld: Evolution

Whereas The Matrix relied on hyper-cool outfits and the beauty of stylized action sequences to help tell its weird little story, Underworld relies on them to try to make us forget that we are watching a story this insipid.


Valkyrie

Valkyrie's forward motion is stalled repeatedly by hyperbolically symbolic images, which also undercut some nuanced performances.


Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Thursday, January 24 2008

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.


Tuesday, January 8 2008

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.


Kids’ DVDs: June 2007 (Features) [5.Jun.07]
Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
Hot Fuzz (2007) (Reviews) [23.Apr.07]
Notes on a Scandal (2006) (Reviews) [16.Apr.07]
Notes on a Scandal (2006) (Reviews) [19.Jan.07]
Flushed Away (2006) (Reviews) [8.Nov.06]
Underworld: Evolution (2006) (Reviews) [20.Jan.06]
The Constant Gardener (2005) (Reviews) [30.Aug.05]
Enduring Love (2004) (Reviews) [11.Nov.04]
Shaun of the Dead (2004) (Reviews) [23.Sep.04]
Underworld: Extended Cut (2003) (Reviews) [24.May.04]
Underworld (2003) (Reviews) [26.Jan.04]
Love Actually (2003) (Reviews) [13.Nov.03]
Underworld (2003) (Reviews) [18.Sep.03]
I Capture the Castle (2003) (Reviews) [24.Jul.03]
Lawless Heart (2001) (Reviews) [28.Feb.03]
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