Articles tagged john hawkes

Net-Works: The Best TV of 2006

You won't have to look far along your television dial to discover the Top TV picks from PopMatters staff. From 20 upward, each entry represents the boob tube at its best.

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17 Jun 2005 // 1:00 AM

Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005)

e and You and Everyone We Know teaches us that life's tender intricacies and ironies can bring us closer to one another.

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21 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Deadwood

Deadwood is possibly the most coruscating indictment of American capitalism ever aired in primetime.

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13 May 2004 // 1:00 AM

A Slipping-Down Life (2004)

You're left wondering just what Evie sees in Drum, except that abstract backwardsness that she's inscribed in herself.

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12 Apr 2004 // 1:00 AM

Deadwood

Wily and self-possessed, Sol Star is an unusual combination of a Lower East Side peddler and Gary Cooper in High Noon.

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9 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Identity (2003)

As James Mangold neatly puts it, these characters are running along 'a kind of Möbius strip of hell.'"

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24 Apr 2003 // 1:00 AM

Identity (2003)

Amanda Peet, not incidentally, throws some fine, even sublime, attitude.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Hardball (2001)

The fact that Hardball's Conor is white means nothing, of course, except that he's one in a long line of white characters who become 'better people' because they meet adorable, courageous, noble, and/or doomed minority characters.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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