Articles tagged hot fuzz

Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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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 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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28 Jul 2007 // 12:22 PM

‘Bad Boys’ influenced the British makers of ‘Hot Fuzz’

The British comedy “Hot Fuzz,” out this week on DVD, plays like a compendium of every action movie and cop thriller cliche ever made. The

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25 Apr 2007 // 10:59 PM

Short Ends & Leader Recent Highlights

Day in and day out, SE&L offers up insightful and in-depth film criticism, covering a wide range of cinematic issues from the historical to the front page entertainment headlines. Here are some recent highlights...

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Stop with all the spoof talk, already. The latest masterpiece from Brit wits Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg, the spectacularly anarchic action buddy cop caper

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23 Apr 2007 // 11:00 PM

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz is all about the guys. And who needs girls when you have guns?

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20 Apr 2007 // 6:10 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: Filmakers approve the use of deadly farce

"The one word that we bristle at is 'spoof.'"

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20 Apr 2007 // 3:15 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: An Over-the-top Brit-riff

Simon Pegg is the silliest David Caruso since the real one in Hot Fuzz, an over-the-top Brit-riff on cop movies, cop shows and the CSI

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19 Apr 2007 // 4:00 PM

Taking aim at cop movies with ‘Hot Fuzz’

Most filmmakers hate the city-a-day promotion tours that inevitably end up producing a lot more sitting around—in airports, airplanes, taxis, hotel rooms and restaurants—

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The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

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//Mixed media

Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

// Notes from the Road

"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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