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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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26 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is wholesome entertainment that everyone's going to be happy with because it pulls off the feat of managing to be hilarious and engaging while offending pretty much nobody.

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2 Jul 2007 // 3:05 AM

Stand-up comic rats on the making of ‘Ratatouille’

Unlike his namesake, Patton Oswalt is an unlikely candidate for military glory. Then again, Oswalt is not a retired Marine colonel like his father, who

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29 Jun 2007 // 7:00 AM

Ratatouille (2007)

Like the gourmet food it so exquisitely renders, one fears that the sensational Ratatouille will end up being a decidedly acquired commercial taste.

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29 Jun 2007 // 3:00 AM

Ratatouille (2007)

The exuberant voice performances in Ratatouille immerse the audience in its world, one enhanced by richly-colored, sophisticated animation and a lively score.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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13 Mar 2007 // 2:00 AM

The Ultimate Gift (2006)

As in 300, all plot events, visual compositions, and supporting others are in place to redeem, enlighten, and celebrate the straight white male protagonist.

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Tommy Boy: Holy Schnike Edition (1995)

It seems odd that this well-executed formula buddy comedy would have such a tortured birthing process.

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Assault on Precinct 13 (2005)

What still works is the edgy distrust-into-respect that develops between the killer and the cop.

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18 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Making the Misfits (2001)

There's a cautionary tale in the notion that life sometimes imitates art enough to destroy both, and this piece might have striven harder to assess which is the greater American tragedy.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Summer Catch (2001)

As I was watching the aseptically insipid 'Summer Catch', I confess, my mind wandered. And I got to thinking, has Freddie Prinze, Jr. ever made an unarguably good movie?"

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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