Articles tagged neal mcdonough

14 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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Don Cheadle likes to be surprised, so he looks for a diversity of roles

If you say “John Wayne,” you know what you’re getting. If you say “Don Cheadle,” prepare to be surprised. “I didn’t get into

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27 Aug 2008 // 1:38 AM

Traitor

While the film appears at first to be complicating the definition of "traitor," it's not long before the potential meanings are reductive and literal.

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18 Apr 2008 // 3:49 AM

88 Minutes

In 88 Minutes, Gramm's carelessness is increasingly annoying, less a characterization than a function of slack scripting.

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10 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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9 Aug 2007 // 1:00 AM

I Know Who Killed Me

Even if you accept the premise that viewers want to see their celebrities punished, the violence against Aubrey is extreme.

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19 Jan 2007 // 1:00 AM

The Hitcher (2007)

Grace gathers herself into a vengeful and even self-aware fury, as her boyfriend watches in some awe, wondering more than once what she's doing.

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29 Sep 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Guardian (2006)

Early snickers greeting The Guardian's trailers took an easy target. Kevin Costner in water: dude, it couldn't be good.

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1 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

Walking Tall (2004)

Kevin Bray sees his Walking Tall as a series of fight sequences, a simplification that leaves it open to interpretation as a barometer of our political climate.

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29 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Walking Tall (2004)

As the Rock puts it, 'If you wanna sit back and relax, and crack open a cold one, you sit back and relax. We're gonna be entertained.'"

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13 Sep 2004 // 12:00 AM

Medical Investigation

The show goes to predictable lengths to reveal the costs of Dr. Connor's heroic dedication.

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1 Apr 2004 // 12:00 AM

Walking Tall (2004)

Charming and correct, a savvy media star and self-incorporating product, The Rock embodies our own cynical moment, when the show is what matters.

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15 Oct 2002 // 12:00 AM

Boomtown

By playing safe, they might just as easily be playing dead.

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

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"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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