Articles tagged charles durning

17 Apr 2009 // 2:00 AM

The Golden Boys

This tale of three codgery sea captains looking for a wife is not all that romantic, or especially comic.

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6 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Final Countdown

Time travel genre fans will enjoy this. And on the new digital format, it’s never looked better.

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The Final Countdown (1980): Blu-ray

It holds a sacred place in the science fiction fan’s heart. It’s also the source of much engorged geek consternation. Science aside, the

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29 Oct 2008 // 1:42 AM

Good Dick

Good Dick is a familiar romance, in which seemingly mismatched misfits find solace and a kind of perfect harmony in each other.

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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7 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

Starting Over (1979)

Starting Over captures the sting of loving someone despite knowing he is going to break your heart.

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18 Aug 2003 // 12:00 AM

Big Trouble (1986)

Flimsy and frustrating, Big Trouble suggests that Cassavetes finally gave up on reality.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

First Monday

In 'First Monday', even more than in 'The West Wing', religious belief functions as a dramatic (and heavy-handed) shortcut.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

It's a Depression-era musical laid on top of a chain gang escape film, inspired at once by Homer's 'The Odyssey' and Preston Sturges' screwball comedies. But outrageous as it might seem, this ultra-high-concept project suffers from a lack of inspiration.

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//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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