Articles tagged jodie foster

Actresses Shining Behind The Cameras

Many columns have been devoted to the successful transitions of actors such as Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck from acting into directing, but who are some of the women that have excelled behind the camera?

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22 Mar 2011 // 5:17 AM

SXSW Film Festival Day 6: Mel Gibson and ‘The Beaver’

The Beaver's world premiere at SXSW leaves an audience wondering if they enjoyed it or not.

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Seven speedy minutes with ‘Nim’s Island’ star Jodie Foster

Making a movie is only part of an actor’s job. Most also give interviews just before their latest films hit theaters. Jodie Foster has

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4 Apr 2008 // 2:30 AM

Nim’s Island

The focus in Nim's Island is most earnestly on the relationship that develops between 11-year-old Nim and Alex (Jodie Foster) from San Francisco.

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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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17 Sep 2007 // 4:10 AM

Jodie Foster explains why her new movie is ‘subversive’

That’s her word, not ours. Sitting in a posh suite at the Beverly Hills Hotel over a lunch of smoked salmon and blinis, the

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14 Sep 2007 // 3:00 AM

The Brave One

For all the hubbub about the sensational girl shooter, The Brave One is almost more interesting for its flaws and omissions.

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6 Sep 2007 // 2:37 AM

Woman with gun: Jodie Foster in ‘The Brave One’

Jodie Foster is in Queensland, Australia, on the phone, in a room looking over the ocean. It’s early morning, and a storm is blowing. “

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26 Aug 2007 // 10:58 PM

Taxi Driver: Collectors Edition

The extras driving this Collector's Edition of Taxi Driver.

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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

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15 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

Inside Man (2006)

Appearing in tight shots, the grainy hi-def digital exacerbating their complexities, the interviewees are traumatized or performative, sometimes both.

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23 Mar 2006 // 11:00 PM

Inside Man (2006)

New York is everywhere in Spike Lee's sharp, new, genre-bending movie.

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27 Jan 2006 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

The contrast between Kyle's multiple layers of loss and the flurry of life that goes on without her is briefly compelling.

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23 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Flightplan (2005)

Jodie Foster's face is the most frequently used and most powerful effect in Flightplan.

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A Very Long Engagement (2004)

The memory of war -- collective and individual -- is at best a deterrent, at worst, a fantasy to fuel more of the same.

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12 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Panic Room (2002)

This 'Panic Room' DVD leaves you to figure the moves and angles.

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The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys (2002)

Undertakes yet another examination of the restraints of orthodox Western religion.

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28 Mar 2002 // 3:00 PM

Panic Room (2002)

In lieu of plot or character, 'Panic Room' offers the house.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Anna and the King (1999)

The story of Anna Leonowens and King Mongkut of Siam has gone through multiple mutations in 150-plus years. First, there were the diaries of Indian-born British citizen Leonowens (known to be creative, to say the least, about many aspects of her life and story, even her name), recounting her experiences as teacher to the royal children of the King of Siam in the mid-19th century.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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