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Friday, February 27 2015

‘Maps to the Stars’ Brings Back Some Classic Cronenberg Horror

While not in the vein of Cronenberg's classic body horror thrillers, the bleak showbiz satire Maps to the Stars could well be a horror film after all.

Friday, February 20 2015

‘Still Alice’ Is the Story of a Mind in Search for Words and Self

Julianne Moore's luminous performance as a woman with early onset Alzheimer's reveals how the disease makes it difficult to find oneself.

Friday, December 5 2014

Julianne Moore works to find the person inside the struggle

Julianne Moore has a no-nonsense, down-to-earth style that avoids typical actor platitudes (a trait that made her turn as a phony has-been actress in David Cronenberg’s upcoming “Maps to the Stars” all the more ironic).

Monday, January 11 2010

The Thinking Man’s Man-Candy: Nicholas Hoult in ‘A Single Man’

Young British actor Nicholas Hoult, at 20, has already been acting for 17 years. Currently, in A Single Man, he is romancing Colin Firth. Hoult recently spoke about being an object of desire, growing up on film sets and the multitude of amazing actresses with whom he has shared the screen.

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.

Sunday, March 1 2009

Woolf at the Door

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.

Monday, January 12 2009

Off the Radar - The Top 30 DVDs of 2008

Oddly enough, while the major studios continue scratching their heads over how to sell yet another new format (Blu-ray) to disinterested consumers, several outside distributors made sure that this would be a digital year to remember.

Thursday, October 2 2008


If its political metaphor is plain, the aesthetic allusions are more intriguing, as Blindness works to show what can't be shown, to find a visual language for what's not visual.

In the Land of the Blind

Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of Jose Saramago’s Blindness fails because the source material doesn’t easily lend itself to cinema, and because the filmmaker is clearly out of his depth.

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Trust the Man (2005) (Reviews) [7.Feb.07]
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Children of Men (2007) (Reviews) [5.Jan.07]
Trust the Man (2005) (Reviews) [18.Aug.06]
Freedomland (2006) (Reviews) [17.Feb.06]
Short Cuts (1993) (Reviews) [14.Apr.05]
The Forgotten (2004) (Reviews) [23.Sep.04]
The Laws of Attraction (2004) (Reviews) [23.Aug.04]
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The Hours (2002) (Reviews) [14.Jul.03]
The Hours (2002) (Reviews) [16.Jan.03]
Far From Heaven (2002) (Reviews) [29.Nov.02]
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Vanya on 42nd Street (1994) (Reviews) [3.Oct.02]
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