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Friday, April 17 2009

State of Play

In this new universe where facts are mutable and ends are means, so-called ethical triumphs can only be short-term.


Wednesday, March 25 2009

Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.


Friday, October 31 2008

Audiences turn a deaf ear to preachy Hollywood films


Friday, October 10 2008

Body of Lies

Body of Lies grants Ferris the usual moral rightness -- even as he's committing questionable acts, he means well.


Tuesday, September 9 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.


Sunday, February 3 2008

3:10 to Yuma

As a genre piece, Mangold’s remake satisfies the requisite clichés (sweeping desert vistas, corseted women, ample gunplay), but not much else.


Tuesday, January 8 2008

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.


Friday, November 2 2007

American Gangster

As much as American Gangster loves Frank's intelligence and charisma, it must also condemn his criminality.


3:10 to Yuma (Reviews) [7.Sep.07]
A Good Year (2006) (Reviews) [9.Nov.06]
Cinderella Man (Reviews) [3.Jun.05]
Proof of Life (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Proof of Life (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Insider (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Gladiator (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
A Beautiful Mind (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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