Articles tagged robin williams

Robin Williams’ 10 Greatest Film Performances

From a career filled with amazing highs and several cinematic lows, the late Robin Williams will always be the benchmark between stand-up skill and dramatic depth.

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22 Apr 2011 // 9:30 AM

Robin Williams tackles a role of a different stripe

NEW YORK — Long before Robin Williams was in an Iraq war play, he was very close to the Iraq war. Sitting in his dressing room

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15 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM

Mrs. Doubtfire

This film about a charmingly warped, desperate, and divorced dad in drag has held up well 15 years after its original release.

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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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3 Jul 2007 // 2:59 AM

License to Wed (2007)

Everything about License to Wed so completely contaminates its talent that I may never be able to enjoy The Office again.

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5 Jun 2007 // 10:59 PM

Kids’ DVDs: June 2007

Given that babies and young children love nothing more than repetition, repetition, and... um.... repetition, I can't understand why even the pointiest of heads would think children between the ages of six months and three years could possible need 23 different Baby Einstein DVDs.

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15 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Night at the Museum (2006)

A digital love letter to the fine art of F/X, a celebration of promotion and publicity, and a lot of misguided arrogance.

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Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.

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22 Dec 2006 // 10:00 AM

Night at the Museum (2006)

Worried that his dad's dreams are getting in the way of his present life, Nicky asks, "What if you're just an ordinary guy, who should get a job?"

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20 Nov 2006 // 9:00 PM

Happy Feet (2006)

The penguins learn to refine their engrained vocal skills not in the interest of spiritual uplift or any such, but, basically, to get laid.

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13 Oct 2006 // 4:30 AM

Man of the Year (2006)

The troubles with Barry Levinson's movie are many, including an erratic pace and too many unfunny diversions, but the primary issue, strangely, is its lack of pointed political humor.

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4 Aug 2006 // 12:00 AM

The Night Listener (2006)

Tapping into recent public outrages over writers who lie, The Night Listener's indictments are drearily unsubtle.

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12 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Aristocrats (2005)

The sheer number of performances wears thin by film's end.

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15 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

House of D (2004)

The ideal girl wears an orange jumpsuit. At least that's the way Tommy Warshaw remembers it.

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11 Mar 2005 // 1:00 AM

Robots (2005)

Valiant and righteous, the old-fashioned robots fight back against the slick, wealthy, huge machine.

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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Hook (1991)

Hook is thoroughly watchable, often amusing, fitfully entertaining.

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22 Aug 2002 // 1:00 AM

One Hour Photo (2002)

Neatly, ominously, the film composes a bleak vision of Sy's consumption of and by his culture.

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23 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

Insomnia (2002)

The sun doesn't go down in Insomnia.

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18 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Survivors (2002)

It's not as though 'The Survivors' takes its survivalists seriously.

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4 Apr 2002 // 1:00 AM

Death to Smoochy (2002)

PULL.

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