Articles tagged james gandolfini

Cannes 2012: Day 7 - ‘Killing Them Softly’ + ‘Holy Motors’

Cannes rolls along with Andrew Dominik’s anticipated return, Killing Them Softly, and Holy Motors, the first film from Leo Carax in 13 years.

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12 Jun 2009 // 5:10 AM

The Taking of Pelham 123

Nothing if not self-aware, this update of Joseph Sargent's 1974 thriller begins by rearranging the class dynamics.

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Summer of Same: June 2009

This month's "original" fare offers a take on a Sid and Marty Krofft classic, more battling seizure robots, and the retaking of '70s subway thriller. Everything old is new again.

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Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

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17 Feb 2008 // 8:59 PM

Romance & Cigarettes

Turturro has filled the screen with plenty of song, dance, and sex talk, but this is not your typical love story.

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High Redefinition: The 30 Best TV Shows of 2007

In memoriam of a TV season cut down before its prime time, PopMatters staff celebrates the Top 30 TV Shows of 2007. Some are old favorites. Others have barely made their impression felt. But at a time when all broadcast fortunes are up in the air, they definitely deserve the recognition.

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Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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Part 4 - Feasts from the Fringe

Cable created supply where there was little or no demand. Out of the myriad of subject specific programming, a few gemstones managed to shine.

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Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq

For all its focus on memories, Alive Day Memories is, at last, about the future, the responsibility we share.

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19 Jun 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Sopranos: Series Finale

A priest once explained to Carmela, "God understands that we all live in the middle of tensions." David Chase understands that too.

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15 Jun 2007 // 3:39 AM

NEW YORK—“I have no idea what happened to Tony,” actor James Gandolfini said Thursday night, standing aboard The Highlander, the Forbes family yacht at

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Even if you didn’t watch ‘The Sopranos,’ you knew about it

Sunday night, in a stream of post-finale babble veering dangerously close to rant, my comparison of “The Sopranos” to the serialized fiction of Charles Dickens

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11 Jun 2007 // 3:52 AM

‘Sopranos’ doesn’t end - it just stops

NEW YORK - After all the hype and expectations about Sunday night’s final episode of HBO’s “The Sopranos,” the mob drama series didn’

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7 Jun 2007 // 8:46 AM

At the center of ‘The Sopranos’ was its genuine humanity

There was a moment a few weeks back, when Tony Soprano was talking with his psychiatrist, complaining that bad things keep happening around him. “I’

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4 Jun 2007 // 9:18 AM

How will ‘The Sopranos’ end?

How will it end? Badly. For the characters, that is. The series finale of “The Sopranos” will be a much-analyzed event. All signs point to

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24 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

The Sopranos

The problem with the Soprano family, as Bobby chided Tony, is that they "always go too far." It's also a primary reason the show is so compelling.

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22 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Sopranos Is the Most Influential Television Drama Ever

No one-hour drama series has had a bigger impact on how stories are told on the small screen, or more influence on what kind of fare we've been offered by an ever-growing array of television networks.

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7 Apr 2007 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters - Television - Reviews - The Sopranos

During the end of year round up on the British arts discussion programme The Late Review, the subject of The Sopranos came up. After viewing

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22 Sep 2006 // 1:50 AM

All The Kings Men (2006)

As the designated observer of his friend's decline, not to mention a reporter by vocation, Jack's lack of insight or anticipation also looks a bit silly.

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16 Mar 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Sopranos

The 'circle of life' refers to how, in The Sopranos, the dead continuously circle the living.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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