Articles tagged jason robards

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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19 Mar 2009 // 10:12 PM

Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

While it's not a work of real visionary power, Johnny Got His Gun's ideas will literally blow you away. This is not a mess or misstep. This is a minor masterpiece.

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Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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Once Upon a Time in the West: Special Collector’s Edition (1968)

Sergio Leone never met a portentous entrance he didn't like.

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14 Oct 2003 // 1:00 AM

Storyville (1992)

Bourbon Street may not necessarily be known for its martial arts instruction, but Storyville is willing to get a little strange when it needs to.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Magnolia (1999)

Riding in his cruiser, LAPD Officer Jim Kurring (John C. Reilly) explains what his days are like. While he laments “so much violence,” he also

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Magnolia (1999)

As Academy Award nomination season rolls around, I hope that Paul Thomas Anderson’s absolutely brilliant Magnolia receives the accolades that it so richly deserves.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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