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‘Alphas’ star David Strathairn on why he continues to work as an actor

PASADENA, Calif. — Actor David Strathairn, who’s played everything from Edward R. Murrow to a child abuser, pursues acting because he always learns something from

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Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.

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American Experience: The Trials of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer’s inability to influence people would come to haunt him, and shape the nuclear policy of the world in ways that still reverberate through today’s headlines.

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30 Jan 2009 // 4:45 AM

The Uninvited

The sex-with-daddy business serves as an underpinning to Anna's fundamental trauma.

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27 Aug 2008 // 11:00 PM

My Blueberry Nights

Wong's films are structured around images of characters in repose, of interactions weighted with desire, and of individual memory and fantasy.

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29 Jun 2008 // 8:33 AM

My Blueberry Nights (2007)

True fans of cinema generally hate dubbed foreign films. Not only do they miss the beauty of the native language, but every rerecording job seems

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Norah Jones tries her hand at acting in ‘My Blueberry Nights’

It was the kind of offer that most Hollywood A-listers would jump at: a chance to work with Wong Kar-Wai, the critically acclaimed Hong Kong

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10 Apr 2008 // 2:52 AM

My Blueberry Nights

In Blueberry Nights, attractions are premised on separate losses, cultivations of similar heartaches, and delights in desserts.

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15 Feb 2008 // 5:29 AM

The Spiderwick Chronicles

No matter how admirable the girl with expertise in fencing or spunky the twins played by Freddy Highmore, this movie is about bad dads.

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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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6 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum is one of the most enjoyable documents of cultural paranoia and political alienation you’ll see this year.

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6 Aug 2007 // 10:59 PM

tHarrisons Flowers

If there were an award given to actors for retaining their dignity in undignified movies, Andie MacDowell would surely win for her performance in Harrison’s Flowers.

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5 Aug 2007 // 4:34 AM

Lights, camera, ACTION: Matt Damon’s back as Bourne

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Lunch at the legendary Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills has to end precisely at 1 p.m. because Matt Damon has a

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4 Aug 2007 // 7:42 AM

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum lives and dies by its car chases and fisticuffs, and it has to be said that some of the best examples in the genre exist in this electrifying film.

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3 Aug 2007 // 3:30 AM

The Bourne Ultimatum

Bourne is the logical product of the secret CIA program that made him, the dark routes by which a desire for surveillance and security gives way to brutal dominion and extreme measures.

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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26 Apr 2007 // 3:38 AM

Ryan’s reel life: In his quietness, Gosling makes noise

Ryan Gosling has his first Oscar nomination under his belt (for “Half Nelson”), and a very hot thriller now in theaters. But there was a

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23 Apr 2007 // 2:00 AM

Fracture (2007)

Part police procedural, part courtroom hijinks, and part cunning murder plot, Gregory Hoblit's new movie brings the usual canards.

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Anthony Hopkins takes another villainous turn in ‘Fracture’

Hopkins: "When I tell people that I just learn my lines and that's all there is to it, my wife thinks that I'm putting down the craft of acting."

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20 Apr 2007 // 3:04 AM

‘Fracture’: Cunning, Arrogant, Sinister

Ted is all wit, charm and ruthlessness. He is Hannibal Lecter without the menu, a creep we can love.

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Ubisoft Understands the Art of the Climb

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"Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed and Grow Home epitomize the art of the climb.

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