Articles tagged lena headey

11 Feb 2009 // 1:32 AM

Zack Attack

How did he do it? How did Zack Snyder go from motion picture no one (well, he did direct a Michael Jordan documentary short and

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11 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

Back to Basics - The 30 Best TV Shows of 2008

The Year in TV was a lot like the US economy: struggling until summer and then tanking under the hope of a 2009 comeback. Still, our staff found 30 solid reasons to be cheerful come entertainment investment time.

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

On its face, casting Shirley Manson in Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles appears a masterstroke.

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22 Feb 2008 // 5:43 AM

She’s Sarah, one tough mother — but will she be terminated?

What’s the most intense performance on TV? Easy. It’s Lena Headey’s white-knuckle portrayal of the heroine in Fox’s “Terminator: The Sarah

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

The effort to bring Sarah's Chronicles both back and forward to our post-9/11 moment is both awkward and smart.

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12 Aug 2007 // 9:59 PM

Three Hundred

300's penchant for drama and exaggeration is proof that a far-reaching vision and hyperbole can come together to tell a much better story than one based purely on historical facts.

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13 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Spartan Spectators

The earnestness of 300 assaults reality so effectively that it ends up destroying myth.

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Iranian exiles see film ‘300’ as an attempt to vilify Persians

The Hollywood blockbuster “300” has fueled conversations in the Iranian exile community across the United States, even spawning demands for an apology from the film’s

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9 Mar 2007 // 1:00 AM

300 (2007)

Spartans! Simple and resonant, this call to identity comes up frequently in 300, the film based on Frank Miller's graphic novel.

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The PopMatters ‘Short Ends & Leader’ Spring Film Preview

In order to separate the worthy from the worthless, PopMatters' "Short Ends & Leader" editor is highlighting 10 new films he's looking forward to this spring.

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2 Aug 2006 // 11:00 PM

Imagine Me & You (2005)

Heck's heartbreak, the most resonanting aspect of this film, is not necessarily a bad thing, but it sure does drain the piss out of Luce and Rachel's final, loving, lesbian embrace.

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9 Jan 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

'This is why I love DVDs,' says Terry Gilliam. 'I can completely destroy the illusion of my film.'"

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26 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Brothers Grimm (2005)

Will worries out loud, 'Nothing makes sense here, it's like being inside Jake's head.'"

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Gossip (2000)

As metaphor, the film's extreme look, its architecture, camera angles, weather -- externalizes the characters' extreme emotional (and occasionally mental) states.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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