Articles tagged joan plowright

15 Feb 2008 // 5:29 AM

The Spiderwick Chronicles

No matter how admirable the girl with expertise in fencing or spunky the twins played by Freddy Highmore, this movie is about bad dads.

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Gone and Not Forgotten: The PopMatters DVD Wish List

A lot of good movies are still missing from DVD. Here is a list of 25 that PopMatters feels have been unceremoniously left to simply fade away.

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Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2006)

Perhaps with some more complete supporting characters in the mix, the central story, here, might have been more palatable, but standing alone, the premise unfortunately gets boring faster than one can say "tea and crumpets".

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17 Dec 2004 // 1:00 AM

Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever is cursed by its title.

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Bringing Down the House (2003)

It's like an episode of Bewitched, only longer, and with a feisty black woman instead of a white witch.

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Postmortem: Did 'True Detective' Do Justice to Latino California?

// Channel Surfing

"In its shift to the different psychosphere of California, the show’s second season perpetuated Latino stereotypes instead of giving us a deeper and truer examination of the Golden State

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