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Friday, April 17 2009

The Golden Boys

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


Thursday, November 6 2008

The Final Countdown

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


Saturday, November 1 2008

The Final Countdown (1980): Blu-ray


Wednesday, October 29 2008

Good Dick

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


Wednesday, January 23 2008

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.


Thursday, July 7 2005

Starting Over (1979)

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


Monday, August 18 2003

Big Trouble (1986)

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


Sunday, January 1 1995

First Monday

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


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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