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Friday, February 15 2008

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.


Thursday, January 10 2008

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.


Monday, November 26 2007

August Rush

Evan has the great good luck of being a veritable Magical Negro magnet.


Thursday, November 9 2006

A Good Year (2006)

As lovely as she may be, Fanny has her work cut out for her in A Good Year.


Tuesday, November 8 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Two-Disc Deluxe Edition (2005)

Tim Burton's movie is mostly perky, slightly edgy, and dully episodic.


Friday, July 15 2005

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

This being a Tim Burton film, the celebration of childish pleasures is not simply joyous, but tweaked.


Wednesday, March 23 2005

Finding Neverland (2004)

'Play' is a means to define childhood, to prolong mythic innocence, to grant nobility.


Friday, November 19 2004

Finding Neverland (2004)

As James Barrie, the Scottish-born playwright most famous for imagining Peter Pan, Johnny Depp appears the consummately charismatic child-man.


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