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Monday, April 11 2011

Joss Whedon 101: Cabin in the Woods

Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard's Cabin in the Woods has been as star-crossed as a show can be. Although Goddard and Whedon had finished principle filming, MGM requested a year delay to convert the film to 3D, and then promptly went bankrupt.


Wednesday, October 13 2010

CIFF 2010: ‘Norman’ (Jonathan Segal, 2010)

Charismatic up-and-coming actor Dan Byrd (Easy A, Cougar Town) brings a bit of grace and humor to the titular character in Norman, a tale of a depressed teenager who feigns stomach cancer while privately battling other demons.


Monday, June 7 2010

Dear John / Dear Nicholas Sparks,  I’m Breaking Up With You

Since I can’t bear to think about any of it for more than a minute without falling into a nostalgic regret-tinged swoon over what might have been, I’ll get to the point. I owe you that much (but not enough to actually tell you this in person, or on the phone).


Thursday, March 26 2009

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.


Wednesday, February 18 2009

Oscar nominees like Richard Jenkins may look familiar


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.


Monday, January 12 2009

Celulloid Culpability - Top 10 Film Guilty Pleasures of 2008

Like comedy or music, one's choice in cinematic pleasure can be very personal - and very peculiar. Take this tantalizing list of shameful indulgences. You can argue over their artistic value, but their individuals rewards definitely speak to those who champion them.


Sunday, December 21 2008

Burn After Reading (2008)


Sunday, December 7 2008

Step Brothers

They're hostile, irritable, and unemployable; it's hilarious but also unsettling.


Burn After Reading (Reviews) [12.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008 (Features) [8.Sep.08]
Step Brothers (Reviews) [25.Jul.08]
These ‘Brothers’ Offer Offensive Delights (Short Ends and Leader) [24.Jul.08]
The Visitor (Reviews) [17.Apr.08]
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005) (Reviews) [21.Dec.05]
North Country (2005) (Reviews) [22.Oct.05]
Six Feet Under (Reviews) [12.Sep.05]
Six Feet Under (Reviews) [24.Jun.05]
Shall We Dance? (2004) (Reviews) [2.Feb.05]
Shall We Dance? (2004) (Reviews) [15.Oct.04]
Six Feet Under (Reviews) [24.Aug.04]
The Core (2003) (Reviews) [9.Sep.03]
Six Feet Under (Reviews) [9.Jun.03]
The Core (2003) (Reviews) [28.Mar.03]
Six Feet Under (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Snow Falling on Cedars (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Say It Isn’t So (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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