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Wednesday, July 13 2011

A Riveting Story Is Elevated by Captivating Performances in ‘Barney’s Version’

This is not a romantic comedy as its trailer misleads; rather, it’s a drama that carries us through the defining moments that occur within nearly 40 years of the eponymous character’s life.


Thursday, May 7 2009

Adoration: In the Eye of the Beholder

Atom Egoyan talks to PopMatters about his newest film, Adoration, an intelligent coming-of-age tale that won’t be making it to the local multiplex anytime soon, but makes for a refreshing, welcome addition to the impending sea of American-made summertime garbage.


Sunday, April 26 2009

Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.


Sunday, February 8 2009

Underworld and Underworld: Evolution

Whereas The Matrix relied on hyper-cool outfits and the beauty of stylized action sequences to help tell its weird little story, Underworld relies on them to try to make us forget that we are watching a story this insipid.


Friday, May 30 2008

The Strangers

Abusive and arty as it contemplates abuse and art, The Strangers delivers what you guess it will.


Sunday, April 27 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.


Friday, January 20 2006

Underworld: Evolution (2006)

Race here is not an inherent or stable identity, but mutable and mutating.


Wednesday, August 24 2005

XXX: State of the Union: Special Edition (2005)

D quotes Tupac -- 'Wars come and go, but my soldiers stay eternal' -- and hip-hop saves the nation.


Friday, April 29 2005

XXX: State of the Union (2005)

Ice Cube makes an unusual action hero, cooler and shorter than most.


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