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Saturday, August 17 2013

‘Jobs’ Is Merely Steve Jobs Lite

Beyond reimagining the universe or how forces in it might work, Jobs sorted out how minds work, how to sell to consumers, how to manipulate and bully and instill belief.


Thursday, October 2 2008

Flash of Genius

Robert Kearns' saga is more complicated than its trite "stalwart individual against the system" scaffolding suggests. Still, the movie sticks mostly to the scaffolding.


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, January 10 2008

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.


Monday, December 3 2007

Griffin & Phoenix

It’s hard to tell whether first-time director Ed Stone set out to make the saddest romantic-comedy of all time or to see how much comic relief could be crammed into a maudlin drama.


Wednesday, October 10 2007

Gracie

Gracie, a modest, likable little soccer movie that came and went quickly and quietly in theaters this past spring, plays to just about every sports movie cliché in the book.


Tuesday, August 14 2007

Zodiac

Bonds are fleetingly forged then broken, comradeship and honour are largely absent and, like the Zodiac himself, everyone emerges as a rather lost and damaged soul.


Sunday, June 3 2007

Based on a real story, ‘Gracie’ is a Shue thing


Friday, June 1 2007

Gracie (2007)

Though the movie accommodates sports-movie conventions, Gracie is difficult to dismiss.


Friday, May 11 2007

Georgia Rule (2007)

Careless and predictable, Georgia Rule offers up the abuse victim's "sexy" acting out as alternately beguiling and blameworthy.


Monkey Business (Part 1: May) (Features) [30.Apr.07]
Zodiac (2007) (Reviews) [2.Mar.07]
The Family Stone (2005) (Reviews) [1.May.06]
The Family Stone (2005) (Reviews) [16.Dec.05]
Must Love Dogs (2005) (Reviews) [29.Jul.05]
Undertow (2004) (Reviews) [26.Apr.05]
The Wedding Date (2005) (Reviews) [4.Feb.05]
Undertow (2004) (Reviews) [29.Oct.04]
Living in Oblivion (1995) (Reviews) [14.Apr.03]
About Schmidt (2002) (Reviews) [13.Dec.02]
Lovely & Amazing (2002) (Reviews) [18.Jul.02]
Where the Money Is (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Trixie (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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