Articles tagged jennifer aniston

15 May 2009 // 4:25 AM


Jennifer Aniston is stuck, again.

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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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.

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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.

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He’s Just Not That Into You

He’s Just Not That Into You is a standard chick flick, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing: it’s cute and comic and organized according to fixed, mostly ancient gender roles.

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Our sob stories: Beyond ‘Marley’ — tear-jerking music, art, TV, plays and books

Sad sells. Let’s put it another way: Somewhere, Aristotle is chortling into the sleeve of his tunic. It was the Greek philosopher and literary

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24 Dec 2008 // 1:00 AM

Marley & Me

Granting Marley & Me's source in John Grogan's columns, the dog's service as metaphor in the movie is both obvious and uninspired.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.

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3 Dec 2007 // 9:00 PM

Movies 101

Movies101invites you to audit the NYU course with a Special Edition, four-DVD box set with interviews with 16 recent guests including Martin Scorsese, Jennifer Aniston, George Clooney, Willem Dafoe, and Julianne Moore.

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Friends - The Complete Series Collection

Returning to Friends, as the cliché goes, is like visiting an old friend. It's also very much a step back in time; to our own history as much as television history.

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2 Jun 2006 // 2:00 AM

The Break-Up (2006)

For all that goes wrong with The Break-Up, the most compelling question it raises has to do with the state of the romantic comedy.

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6 Apr 2006 // 11:00 PM

Friends with Money (2006)

'Poor Olivia' (Jennifer Aniston), as her friends call her, is actually poor, at least compared to them.

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23 Dec 2005 // 12:00 AM

Rumor Has It… (2005)

For a couple of minutes, such slippage between movie myths and mythic divas looks like it might turn charming, or maybe clever. But it doesn't.

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11 Nov 2005 // 12:00 AM

Derailed (2005)

While RZA and Xzibit deliver their own delights as performers, their characters' aggression and victimization are of a piece, and left to the white guy to sort out.

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18 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

Friends (Finale)

Unlike most sitcoms, Friends was willing to tease out the inevitable happy ending over its entire decade of existence.

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15 Jan 2004 // 12:00 AM

Along Came Polly (2004)

Though plainly Ben Stiller's vehicle, Along Came Polly features an endearing, oddly delicate performance by Jennifer Aniston.

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22 May 2003 // 12:00 AM

Bruce Almighty (2003)

Jim Carrey needs a vacation from himself.

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9 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Good Girl (2002)

Into Justine's black hole of a routine walks Holden glowering, self-consciously poetic, urgent.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM


In the end, 'Friends' has become the epitome of 'Must-See TV' -- not because it's in our best interest to watch it, but because without us, these people have no reason to be together.

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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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