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Friday, March 20 2015

‘The Gunman’ Loves Nicotine More Than Non-Stop Action

Sean Penn tries to better Liam Neeson in the middle-aged ass-kicker action film genre, and fails miserably.

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.

Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.

Monday, February 23 2009

Backstage at the Oscars: ‘Milk’ screenwriter speaks out

Thursday, February 19 2009

This year’s Supporting Actor?

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

Iconic - The Top 20 Male Performances of 2008

Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.

Wednesday, November 26 2008

‘Milk’ exposes paradox for screen’s leading men

Milk (Reviews) [26.Nov.08]
‘What Just Happened?’ Nothing Worth Watching! (Short Ends and Leader) [6.Nov.08]
What Just Happened (Reviews) [20.Oct.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008 (Features) [11.Sep.08]
Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008 (Features) [9.Sep.08]
War Made Easy (Reviews) [25.Mar.08]
Into the Wild (Reviews) [4.Mar.08]
Into the Wild (Reviews) [21.Sep.07]
September 11 (Reviews) [18.Sep.07]
TAPS (Reviews) [14.Dec.06]
All The Kings Men (2006) (Reviews) [22.Sep.06]
The Interpreter (2005) (Reviews) [22.Apr.05]
This So-Called Disaster (2004) (Reviews) [17.Jan.05]
This So-Called Disaster (2004) (Reviews) [13.May.04]
21 Grams (2003) (Reviews) [11.Dec.03]
Mystic River (2003) (Reviews) [9.Oct.03]
Sweet and Lowdown (1999) (Reviews) [3.Dec.99]
Up at the Villa (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
The Pledge (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
I Am Sam (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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