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Monday, March 30 2009

Chok(ing) Onscreen and In Print

Whether served up on the page or on the screen, this is an intimate assessment of a twisted mother/son relationship with plenty of sardonic humor and scathing satire.


Monday, March 23 2009

Choke

Palahniuk loves our disillusionment, or hates it enough to understand just exactly how it operates, and in what darkened corners of our cities and towns it is made manifest.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.


Friday, September 26 2008

Choke

If Choke isn’t the first movie where a young narrator's self-pity, obsessiveness, and desperation are blamed on his mother, it is one of the more emphatic versions.


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Sunday, February 24 2008

There will be confusion: Deliberately vague films leave critic cold


Thursday, January 10 2008

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.


No Country for Old Men (Reviews) [9.Nov.07]
Intermission (2003) (Reviews) [18.Oct.04]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [27.Jun.02]
Gosford Park (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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