Articles tagged monica bellucci

Accepting the Blame: The Top Guilty Pleasures of 2007

PopMatters proffers its collection of 2007's most notable defective faves. And it's okay to laugh. After all, we'd probably do the same to you and your uncomfortable fixations as well.

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7 Sep 2007 // 1:57 PM

Q&A with ‘Shoot ‘Em Up’ co-star Paul Giamatti

"I would love to not ever have to repeat myself."

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7 Sep 2007 // 3:40 AM

Shoot Em Up

By the time Shoot 'Em Up is done with all the "phallic mumbo jumbo," it doesn't seem to be saying much that's new.

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9 Jan 2006 // 1:00 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 // 1:00 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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24 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

She Hate Me (2004)

As the last bill appears -- a three dollar 'bogus' bill featuring George W. Bush's face -- Spike Lee laughs. 'Hopefully, by the time you're seeing this DVD, he'll be out!'"

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The Passion of the Christ (2004)

The sympathetic viewers are hard to watch, as Mary and Mary Magdalene repeatedly collapse against one another, trembling.

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30 Jul 2004 // 1:00 AM

She Hate Me (2004)

Spike Lee's She Hate Me begins with money.

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The Passion of the Christ (2004)

This problem of truth -- how it might be defined, known, or told -- underlies most all of Mel Gibson's film.

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10 Nov 2003 // 1:00 AM

Matrix Revolutions (2003)

'Why, Mr. Anderson?'asks Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving), for what seems the umpteenth time.

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11 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

Irréversible (2002)

Moved by fury and frustration, Marcus and Pierre take what appears to be the film's most overtly potent decision.

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14 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

Morpheus is a stanch warrior and provocative thinker, as well as a black man in a world where the machines' agents tend to be white men in suits.

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13 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Irréversible (2002)

Gaspar Noé's Irréversible comes at you hard.

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8 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

Tears of the Sun (2003)

To its credit, Tears of the Sun's action here is somber rather than thrilling; you can root for the SEALs, but the toll on them is visible.

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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

Christophe Gans' Brotherhood of the Wolf is the sort of visual marvel that DVDs were made for.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Under Suspicion (2000)

There's not much in this film that's subtle, but it does actually have something thoughtful to say about the ways that we perceive and assume truth, or the ways we might be convinced of some untruth because of our own anxieties. What you see can be -- and usually is -- deceiving.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Malena (2000)

Here the past is not dead or inert, it always influences the future... 'Malena' recognizes the futility of its own nostalgia.

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Brotherhood of the Wolf (2002)

The Beast makes the systemic abuses of the time literal, as well as sensational and legendary.

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

Perspectives on Death in 'Game of Thrones - A Nest of Vipers'

// Moving Pixels

"How do you decide who lives and who dies?

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