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Tuesday, March 31 2015

‘The Imitation Game’ Is Equally About Wartime and Emotional Codes

This biopic both reminds the world of Alan Turing’s genius and aims to empower “those people no one expects anything from who do the things no one expects.”


Monday, March 23 2015

‘Unbroken’ Is a Merely Adequate Biopic

For every powerful moment, there is a scene that lacks force and overstays its welcome.


Monday, July 28 2014

#SayItLoud: Five Career Highlights of James Brown

PopMatters looks back on some of the standout moments from the Godfather of Soul, from his work in film to his identity as a "sex machine".


Tuesday, January 12 2010

Rembetiko—Special Edition

Rembetiko is ostensibly a fictionalised biopic of standout Rembetiko singer Marika Ninou, but it's actually a biopic of Rembetiko music and the entire Greek nation.


Thursday, October 25 2007

Anton Corbijn’s ‘Control’ is a joy


Friday, August 3 2007

J.Lo’s heritage looms large in her music and new movie


Becoming Jane

Julian Jarrold's fictionalized biopic offers up big-boomy melodrama, full of broken hearts, romantic montages, and predictable plot turns.


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