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‘Vanishing of the Bees’ Could Do with More Honey, Less Vinegar

Vanishing of the Bees flits about from topic to topic -- and loses its way.

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15 Mar 2011 // 6:19 AM

SXSW Film Festival Day 2: ‘Super’ and ‘Being Elmo’

If Super was on your radar, then it’s probably safe to say you are in the four percent that it was made for. And you will more than likely have yourself a grand ol’ time.

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Juno (Deluxe): Music From the Motion Picture

How to capitalize on one of the few successful movie soundtracks of the past decade? Re-release it a year later with some "b-sides!"

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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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13 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM

Juno

Teens have their precious catchphrases and secret languages, but they're nervous, fumbling creatures. They don’t come equipped with Chaucer-like witticisms, or razor-sharp retorts.

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11 Apr 2008 // 2:20 AM

Smart People

Smart People is determined to showcase familial quirk in multiple dimensions.

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Ruby Dee You’ve seen that look before, the one “Juno” star Ellen Page and other first-time Oscar nominees sport when on TV or gracing

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17 Jan 2008 // 7:13 AM

‘Juno’ grows and grows

For a low-budget movie with no major names in its cast, “Juno” has become a force to be reckoned with. Last weekend the indie comedy

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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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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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20 Dec 2007 // 3:48 AM

Oh, baby! 2007 gave birth to a brood of pregnancy comedies

In “Juno,” the new, life-affirming teen pregnancy comedy, our spunky 16-year-old heroine is aghast to learn she’s been knocked up. “I was thinking I’

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10 Dec 2007 // 5:20 AM

Diablo Cody, from stripper to The Screenwriter

Diablo Cody’s Cinderella moment had arrived. Her film “Juno” was less than four hours from its Hollywood premiere. As the Centerpiece Gala presentation of

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5 Dec 2007 // 2:04 AM

Juno

A movie about a 16-year-old girl's unplanned pregnancy, Juno manages to avoid any significant emotional depths, despite its plainly complex subject.

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It Felt Fluid and Rhythmic: An Interview with Diablo Cody and Ellen Page

The story in Juno is unpredictable and touching. But Cody's dialogue is exceptional, a flurry of hip, witty words that snap and dissipate before you can accuse them of being too stylized.

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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.

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17 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Hard Candy (2005)

David Slade's film is discomforting, pressing at collective nerves exposed by any number of recent 'investigative reports' on child predators.

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Fave Five: Alpine

// Sound Affects

"Australian sextet Alpine's newest album is a fantastic expansion of their joyous pop sound, but two members give us five records apiece that helped define their unique musical identities.

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