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Tuesday, May 12 2009

Passengers

As much effort as apparently went into it, the film nonetheless feels like a pit stop for everyone involved.


Thursday, March 26 2009

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.


Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


Thursday, February 24 2005

The Grudge: Special Edition (2004)

Precisely composed frames of urban and ancient architecture give way to Karen's face, deftly shadowed and shot from low angles, as Karen struggles to decipher the symbols that set her course.


Monday, February 14 2005

Carnivàle

His quest has made Ben the most tortured man on TV. He's been beaten, buried alive, drugged, paralyzed, and forced to commit murder.


Friday, October 22 2004

The Grudge (2004)

Karen's quintessential 'American' identity -- blond, do-gooding, intrepid -- makes her sense of dislocation especially acute.


Thursday, May 13 2004

A Slipping-Down Life (2004)

You're left wondering just what Evie sees in Drum, except that abstract backwardsness that she's inscribed in herself.


Thursday, December 11 2003

21 Grams (2003)

In 21 Grams, the fragmentation is pronounced, chaotic to the point of mathematical precision.


Tuesday, September 9 2003

Identity (2003)

As James Mangold neatly puts it, these characters are running along 'a kind of Möbius strip of hell.'"


Thursday, April 24 2003

Identity (2003)

Amanda Peet, not incidentally, throws some fine, even sublime, attitude.


Wildflowers (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Girl, Interrupted (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Ghosts of Mars (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
But I’m a Cheerleader (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
But I’m a Cheerleader (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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