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Tuesday, November 1 2011

‘The Street: Complete Collection’: As Touching, Real and Thought-Provoking as the Best Literature

Set in a working class neighborhood in Manchester, The Street examines how minor revelations and everyday secrets transform our lives suddenly, inexplicably, inevitably.


Tuesday, July 26 2011

Plenty of Sadness, Plenty of Joy in ‘Another Year’

Tom and Gerri's charming, understated relationship sets the foundation for the social framework of the entire group.


Thursday, December 23 2010

Straight No Chaser: “Another Year’s” Arch Melancholia

We present an exclusive round table interview with Another Year director Mike Leigh and actors Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville and Ruth Sheen, getting a crash course in the intricacies of the patented Mike Leigh filmmaking process from the maestro and his players.


Tuesday, April 28 2009

Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.


Thursday, March 26 2009

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.


Monday, January 26 2009

Inkheart

The screenplay follows a listless episodic structure, in which one barely connected segment follows another without cumulatively charging the overarching story.


Wednesday, January 14 2009

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!


Monday, January 12 2009

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.


Wednesday, October 15 2008

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 3

Day Three - The final ten, a cross-culture collection teeming with big ideas, larger than life visions, and perhaps the greatest documentary on rugby you've probably never heard of.


Thursday, August 28 2008

Katrin Cartlidge: The Working Actress

Whether it was through silence, grotesquerie, fury or intelligence (or, at times, lack of intelligence), Cartlidge was not afraid to upturn the dark corners of the women she portrayed.


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The Good Father (1985) (Reviews) [7.Jul.05]
Robots (2005) (Reviews) [11.Mar.05]
Bright Young Things (2004) (Reviews) [15.Oct.04]
Gangs of New York (2002) (Reviews) [19.Dec.02]
The Gathering Storm (Reviews) [7.May.02]
Topsy Turvy (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Moulin Rouge (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Moulin Rouge (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Iris (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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