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Toni Collette Shows Her Good Parts in The Final Season of ‘United States of Tara’

With consistent fantastic writing across the board for all three seasons, and an always innovative perspective on a widely ignored mental illness, it’s easy to deduce that we got all of Tara’s good parts -- from start to finish.

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19 Sep 2008 // 3:00 AM

Igor

Igor fences Eva into a very old-fashioned position: literally a man’s creation, she helps to "civilize" the all-male society.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.

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16 Jul 2008 // 11:00 PM

Eddie Izzard

More cult than comedian, Eddie Izzard tackles such topics as dinosaurs; religion; dinosaur religion; and Scrabble in a world before language (which was quite the high scoring game)…

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The winner of the ‘Narnia’ sequel? Ben Barnes, by a hair

There’s a changing of the guard in the Walden-Disney movie franchise, “The Chronicles of Narnia.” The young actors who were the leads in 2005’s “

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The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian

Prince Caspian includes mêlée after mêlée, as well as recriminations against the commander in chief who goes in without an exit strategy or even much of a battle plan.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.

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19 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

The Riches: Season 1

This show has a fizzy, gothic atmosphere and a biting insider-outsider critique of society.

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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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11 Oct 2007 // 3:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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21 Sep 2007 // 3:00 AM

Across the Universe

Such structural spottiness -- great numbers punctuating humdrum character arcs -- is hardly unusual in a musical.

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20 Sep 2007 // 4:06 AM

She’s the guide on this magical mystery tour

NEW YORK—When visionary film and theater director Julie Taymor (“Frida,” “Titus,” Broadway’s “The Lion King”) signed on to make a musical about the

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7 May 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Riches

Greed and amorality are the real currency of "the American dream," as The Riches demonstrates by equating small-time grifting with large-scale corporate corruption.

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31 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

This film hovers somewhere between sappy romantic comedy and action movie, falling back on lazy gender-reversal jokes and super hero tropes.

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)

Eddie Izzard brings a whole other dimension to My Super Ex-Girlfriend, being wily and subversive rather than flamboyant.

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10 Jan 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand-Up Comedian

Shocking and mocking his way through the mid-'80s comedy scene, Bill Hicks invited controversy with his dark, explicit sexual humor.

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25 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Cat’s Meow (2002)

'The Cat's Meow' insists, you can't go back to the good old days, because they were never so good as you think they were.

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Anderson East Ignites a Fire at Mercury Lounge

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"Hot off the release of his album Delilah Anderson East's performance was full of vim and vigor.

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