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Wednesday, January 14 2009

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!


Wednesday, August 27 2008

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.


Friday, April 18 2008

88 Minutes

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


Thursday, January 10 2008

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.


Thursday, August 9 2007

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.


Friday, January 19 2007

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.


Friday, September 29 2006

The Guardian (2006)

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


Monday, November 1 2004

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.


Wednesday, September 29 2004

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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