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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.


Monday, August 18 2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

So likable that many can only describe the experience of watching it in terms of clouds and frosting.


Wednesday, April 30 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: August 2008

Talk about a crowded schedule. There are more offerings scheduled this month than in the previous two combined.


Wednesday, March 5 2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day sends a lonely, sanctimonious governess from dejection to delight within a mere 24 hours.


Wednesday, April 18 2007

Marie Antoinette (2006)

Marie Antoinette's veneer is so impregnably varnished, so buffed to such an imposing sheen, that any attempt at critical ingress either bounces off of or slides down its glossy façade.


Friday, October 20 2006

Marie Antoinette (2006)

A girl made queen by the peculiar forces of 18th-century statecraft, Marie is by turns amused, alarmed, and pissed off, mercurial and imperious as only a teenager can be.


Friday, February 3 2006

Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

The film controverts various theories of writing and reading, production and reception.


Friday, June 24 2005

Dirty Filthy Love (2004)

We are introduced to Mark as he's lying in bed unable to move, from his room, also his sanctuary from the uncontrollable world around him.


Thursday, November 11 2004

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)

This time the bloom is quite off.


Friday, April 23 2004

Wilbur (2002)

Danish director Lone Scherfig is an expert at balancing melodrama and comedy.


Topsy Turvy (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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