Articles tagged jennifer jason leigh

Politicking with ‘Made in Dagenham’‘s Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson discusses this season's premiere feminism-themed film about the real-life strike at the UK Ford plant that challenged and changed British laws on equal pay. Just how far have we come since 1968 in the fight for gender equality in the workplace?

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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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23 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Identities in Flux

Kaufman’s Synecdoche, New York is performance art as civilization-annihilating Godzilla, whereas Eastwood's Changeling is a film that wins the stranger than fiction category, hands-down.

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5 Mar 2008 // 9:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

Vivid impressions that make us look closely into Baumbach's fascinating, semi-miserable world.

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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 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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5 Dec 2007 // 10:13 AM

Brothers and sisters bare their fangs on the big screen

It’s that time of year when intimate strangers come over to eat large birds and drain your liquor cabinet. You know these people from

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29 Nov 2007 // 3:36 AM

A couple who collaborated on a ‘Wedding’

Noah Baumbach and Jennifer Jason Leigh have been married for a little over two years. And they were an item for a while before that.

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26 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

The brisk 92-minute film explores the intensity of the women’s relationship, and how they are inherently tied to one another, whether they like it or not.

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21 Nov 2007 // 3:25 AM

Nicole Kidman probed deep for ‘Margot at the Wedding’

“I responded to the wicked comedy of it. And the way in which it sort of disturbs you, gets under your skin,” says Nicole Kidman,

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19 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

Margot at the Wedding doesn’t resolve as much as it devolves into a series of arguments and dire revelations.

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25 Jul 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Jacket (2005)

Jack's experience fragments so radically and time turns so out of joint that you might think he's insane, as do his white-coated doctors.

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9 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Machinist (2004)

Trevor is an image disappearing, more about reduction and loss than self-knowledge and identification.

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4 Mar 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Jacket (2005)

It's an apt description of how war, waged by the Organization for the Organized, works on its warriors, victims and heroes both.

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22 Oct 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Machinist (2004)

The Machinist digs so deeply into its protagonist's mind that it's difficult to see a way out.

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10 Feb 2004 // 12:00 AM

In the Cut (2003)

'It's all a series of mistaken identities, and how our thinking is like that, that we think we've seen something, but we actually haven't quite seen it all.'"

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10 Nov 2003 // 12:00 AM

In the Cut (2003)

Their affair proceeds as the steamy-seeming trailers suggest it will, in the interest of promoting Ryan's 'breakout' self-exposure.

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18 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

The Big Picture (1989)

'I don't know you, I don't know your work, but I think you're very talented.'"

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12 Jul 2002 // 12:00 AM

Road to Perdition (2002)

The perfectly grim surface evokes eons of pain, as well as a highly stylized contemporary sensibility, not so much cynical as skeptical and self-aware.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The Anniversary Party (2001)

...plays like a Hollywood version of 'The Real World', neatly edited and set in a striking but sterile home, but with few surprises.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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