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Wednesday, September 14 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: ‘The Ides of March’

This dark, angry movie wants to be a smart, keep-you-guessing political thriller but winds up a wildly improbable and deeply cynical melodrama.


Tuesday, March 1 2011

‘The American’ Is a Thoughtful, Deceptively Spare Work Rife with Political Intrigues

Jack is hardly the protypical "Ugly American", but he is an "American", with all that that signifies to the skeptical Left.


Wednesday, April 28 2010

ArmsBendBack: ArmsBendBack

I hate to be this scathing, but when each song sounds like a variation on three chords with a wah-wah solo tacked on for good measure, your time is better spent elsewhere.


Thursday, November 5 2009

‘Goats’ director Heslov and star George Clooney go way back


Thursday, April 2 2009

Seven ways ‘ER’ changed TV in 15 years


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


Monday, March 23 2009

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.


Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Burn After Reading (2008) (Short Ends and Leader) [21.Dec.08]
Leatherheads (2008) (Short Ends and Leader) [19.Sep.08]
Burn After Reading (Reviews) [12.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008 (Features) [8.Sep.08]
Leatherheads (Reviews) [4.Apr.08]
Sand and Sorrow (Reviews) [6.Dec.07]
Movies 101 (Reviews) [3.Dec.07]
Darfur Now (Reviews) [4.Nov.07]
Michael Clayton (Reviews) [5.Oct.07]
The Good German (2006) (Reviews) [26.Jul.07]
Oceans Thirteen (2007) (Reviews) [8.Jun.07]
Monkey Business (Part 2: June) (Features) [1.May.07]
The Good German (2006) (Reviews) [18.Dec.06]
Syriana (2005) (Reviews) [19.Jun.06]
Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) (Reviews) [16.Mar.06]
Syriana (2005) (Reviews) [23.Nov.05]
K Street (Reviews) [13.Oct.03]
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) (Reviews) [9.Oct.03]
Solaris (2002) (Reviews) [28.Jul.03]
Solaris (2002) (Reviews) [29.Nov.02]
Ocean’s Eleven (2001) (Reviews) [6.Dec.01]
Three Kings (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Perfect Storm (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Perfect Storm (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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