Articles tagged sydney pollack

Part 2: The Virgin Suicides to The Blair Witch Project (May - August 1999)

In Part Two of our look at the most memorable films of 1999, we experience music, foul-mouthed mayhem, and a late, great auteur's final cinematic statement.

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Director Sydney Pollack was an actor’s director who saw stars in uncharacteristic conjunctions and alignments. He made Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand a couple

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2 May 2008 // 2:12 AM

Made of Honor

If she lived in another movie, you'd almost feel sorry for Hannah (Michelle Monaghan). But she's trapped in the execrable Made of Honor, which insists that she behave nearly as inanely as her two suitors.

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A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.

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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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11 Oct 2007 // 2:23 AM

In suit-hairdo uniform, Tilda Swinton becomes legal evil

TORONTO—Maybe it’s the military lineage (she comes from a long line of generals), but Tilda Swinton is probably one of the few actresses

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5 Oct 2007 // 5:00 AM

Michael Clayton

The film's strength lies in its poetic inclinations, its meditation on the ways that money, politics, and fear shape moral choices.

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Avenue Montaigne (Fauteuils dorchestre) (2006)

Danièle Thompson's Avenue Montaigne is a paean to Paris, love, and the invigorating power of art.

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31 Oct 2006 // 10:00 PM

Sketches of Frank Gehry by Sydney Pollack (2005)

Sydney Pollack's film captures Frank Gehry's story exquisitely, taking us from initial conception to finished form.

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22 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Interpreter (2005)

Sydney Pollack's latest thriller touches on a range of topical matters, from diplomatic skirting of African genocides to U.S. intelligence agency confusions.

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Independent’s Day: The Ultimate Insider’s Look at the Crazy World of Sundance (1998)

Indie fanatics will appreciate this behind-the-scenes look at the independent film business set against the backdrop of the Sundance Film Festival.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Unearthing the 'Charnel House'

// Moving Pixels

"This week we discuss Owl Creek Games's follow up to Sepulchre, the triptych of tales called The Charnel House Trilogy.

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