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Wednesday, August 24 2011

West Coast Sound: Is Disney Victim to the “Decision Illusion”?

Is Disney's decision to let go of its subsidiary Marvel's entire West Coast marketing team a sound one? The question is certainly nowhere near as interesting as what this decision signals about the entertainment industry as a whole.


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, March 23 2009

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.


Valkyrie

Valkyrie's forward motion is stalled repeatedly by hyperbolically symbolic images, which also undercut some nuanced performances.


Sunday, December 14 2008

Tropic Thunder: Unrated Director’s Cut

A fun, occasionally brilliant satire of these Hollywood tropes that actually retains its comic punch after multiple viewings.


Thursday, September 11 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: December 2008

Just like the end of an inspiring speech that may or may not succeed in making its point, these final four weeks before 2009 tend to define or defeat the entire awards season purpose.


Tuesday, February 5 2008

Tom Cruise: An Unauthorized Biography by Andrew Morton

Holes and all, it's a hard book to put down, especially with wild tales of Scientology spilling forth page after page.


Lions for Lambs (Reviews) [9.Nov.07]
TAPS (Reviews) [14.Dec.06]
Mission Impossible III (2006) (Reviews) [5.May.06]
War of the Worlds (2005) (Reviews) [1.Jul.05]
Collateral (2004) (Reviews) [5.Aug.04]
The Last Samurai (2003) (Reviews) [4.Dec.03]
Minority Report (2002) (Reviews) [20.Jun.02]
Vanilla Sky (2001) (Reviews) [13.Dec.01]
Magnolia (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Magnolia (1999) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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