Articles tagged saffron burrows

19 Oct 2008 // 11:00 PM

Boston Legal: Season Four

The wacky cases, the liberal bloviating, the plot contrivances would all make this unbearable…but for one of the finest male-to-male friendships ever presented on television.

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My Own Worst Enemy: Series Premiere

At first you might think My Own Worst Enemy will explore the dueling natures in every man's heart. But the conflict plays more like sibling rivalry.

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7 Mar 2008 // 1:00 AM

The Bank Job

Per formula, Terry's bad behavior is offset by the worse behavior of his assorted opponents. Theft, deception, and adultery don't look so terrible compared to murder and torture.

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All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.

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18 May 2007 // 4:05 AM

Fay Grim (2006)

Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.

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25 Mar 2007 // 4:13 AM

Mike Binder’s ‘Reign Over Me’ came out of 9/11

BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—Like most everyone, director Mike Binder knows exactly where he was on 9/11. Unlike most of us, though, he didn’t witness it on

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23 Mar 2007 // 5:29 AM

Reign Over Me (2007)

Even as it probes the difficulties of coping with loss and showcases Cheadle's remarkable capacity for compelling understatement, it also grants Sandler too much time to practice his seriosity in close-up.

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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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15 Sep 2003 // 1:00 AM

Enigma (2001)

Michael Apted speaks of his intent to make the country appear 'beautiful' and, consequently, we're spared shots of bombed-out London or casualties of any kind.

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31 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

Frida (2002)

Julie Taymor's Frida pulses with color.

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12 Jul 2002 // 1:00 AM

Gangster No. 1 (2000)

Gangster No. 1's style and plot are stale.

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9 May 2002 // 1:00 AM

Enigma (2001)

There comes a point in 'Enigma' where Jeremy Northam shows up and you feel grateful.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Time Code (1999)

You will not, you can not, see the same Time Code I have seen. All viewers of director and screenwriter Mike Figgis’ latest film will

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