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Digital Dynamite: The 30 Best DVDs of 2007

It was the year of the behemoth box set, the multi-disc triumph that tried to give long suffering fans everything their demanding little digital hearts ever desired. Here are PopMatters' 30 picks for the best DVDs of the year.

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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.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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6 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum is one of the most enjoyable documents of cultural paranoia and political alienation you’ll see this year.

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5 Aug 2007 // 3:34 AM

Lights, camera, ACTION: Matt Damon’s back as Bourne

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Lunch at the legendary Polo Lounge in Beverly Hills has to end precisely at 1 p.m. because Matt Damon has a

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4 Aug 2007 // 6:42 AM

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum lives and dies by its car chases and fisticuffs, and it has to be said that some of the best examples in the genre exist in this electrifying film.

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3 Aug 2007 // 2:30 AM

The Bourne Ultimatum

Bourne is the logical product of the secret CIA program that made him, the dark routes by which a desire for surveillance and security gives way to brutal dominion and extreme measures.

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28 Jul 2007 // 11:22 AM

‘Bad Boys’ influenced the British makers of ‘Hot Fuzz’

The British comedy “Hot Fuzz,” out this week on DVD, plays like a compendium of every action movie and cop thriller cliche ever made. The

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Monkey Business (Part 4: August)

In past years, Hollywood purposely counter programmed these renowned Cineplex dog days, trying to offset the perception that cinematic scraps were all the studios had to offer. From the look of this lame list, it's apparently back to the filmic fridge for some patently warmed over offerings.

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23 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Hot Fuzz (2007)

Hot Fuzz is all about the guys. And who needs girls when you have guns?

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20 Apr 2007 // 5:10 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: Filmakers approve the use of deadly farce

"The one word that we bristle at is 'spoof.'"

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20 Apr 2007 // 2:15 AM

‘Hot Fuzz’: An Over-the-top Brit-riff

Simon Pegg is the silliest David Caruso since the real one in Hot Fuzz, an over-the-top Brit-riff on cop movies, cop shows and the CSI

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19 Apr 2007 // 3:00 PM

Taking aim at cop movies with ‘Hot Fuzz’

Most filmmakers hate the city-a-day promotion tours that inevitably end up producing a lot more sitting around—in airports, airplanes, taxis, hotel rooms and restaurants—

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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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23 Mar 2006 // 10:00 PM

Stoned (2005)

Brian Jones appears to be diligently practicing infidelity and abusing alcohol throughout.

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24 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

My Summer of Love (2004)

Their romance seems alternately fluid and jaunty, as they explore one another and their own feelings.

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3 Jun 2005 // 12:00 AM

Cinderella Man

Whether sad, frustrated, or even thinking about losing his temper, Jim is never less than stalwart.

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17 May 2004 // 12:00 AM

In America (2003)

The semi-autobiographical tale of director Jim Sheridan considers the many complicated ways that 'America' works as idea and experience, the ways it engulfs, consumes, and produces its subjects.

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4 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

In America (2003)

Everything in In America turns magical once Mateo appears.

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9 Aug 2002 // 12:00 AM

24 Hour Party People (2001)

Tony Wilson lived for the explosive moment.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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