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Tuesday, May 29 2012

Cannes 2012: Day 10 - ‘Cosmopolis’ + ‘11.25’ +‘The Taste of Money’

David Cronenberg directs and writes this adaptation of Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis, Koji Wakamatsu's take on Yukio Mishima in 11.25, and the really weak The Taste of Money from Korea's Im Sang-soo.

Thursday, January 7 2010

Everything in its Right Place: The Best Female Acting Performances of 2009

Mazur checks out the year's best female acting and offers up a mostly alternative opinion to the boring Oscar-begging consensus picks including some you might not have heard about, yet.

Thursday, December 17 2009

Best Actor: Ben Foster Delivers in ‘The Messenger’

This year's best independent film happens to contain three of the year's finest performances. The unlikely trio of Samantha Morton, Woody Harrelson and Ben Foster shine in this war-themed drama.

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.

Thursday, March 19 2009

Synecdoche New York

Consumed with existential dread, this film captures the feeling of near-death angst remarkably well, enough to the point where it's not Caden that's feeling it -- it's the audience.

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

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.

Friday, October 24 2008

Synecdoche, New York

Much like protagonists in previous Charlie Kaufman scripts, Caden is an artist in search of his art.

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Control (Reviews) [7.Nov.07]
Elizabeth: The Golden Age (Reviews) [12.Oct.07]
The Libertine (2004) (Reviews) [22.Aug.06]
The Libertine (2004) (Reviews) [9.Mar.06]
Code 46 (2004) (Reviews) [17.Jan.05]
Enduring Love (2004) (Reviews) [11.Nov.04]
Code 46 (2004) (Reviews) [5.Aug.04]
In America (2003) (Reviews) [17.May.04]
Morvern Callar (2002) (Reviews) [15.Mar.04]
In America (2003) (Reviews) [4.Dec.03]
Morvern Callar (2002) (Reviews) [20.Mar.03]
Minority Report (2002) (Reviews) [20.Jun.02]
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) (Reviews) [3.Dec.99]
Jesus’ Son (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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