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5 Mar 2008 // 10:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

Vivid impressions that make us look closely into Baumbach's fascinating, semi-miserable world.

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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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5 Dec 2007 // 11:13 AM

Brothers and sisters bare their fangs on the big screen

It’s that time of year when intimate strangers come over to eat large birds and drain your liquor cabinet. You know these people from

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29 Nov 2007 // 4:36 AM

A couple who collaborated on a ‘Wedding’

Noah Baumbach and Jennifer Jason Leigh have been married for a little over two years. And they were an item for a while before that.

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26 Nov 2007 // 11:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

The brisk 92-minute film explores the intensity of the women’s relationship, and how they are inherently tied to one another, whether they like it or not.

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21 Nov 2007 // 4:25 AM

Nicole Kidman probed deep for ‘Margot at the Wedding’

“I responded to the wicked comedy of it. And the way in which it sort of disturbs you, gets under your skin,” says Nicole Kidman,

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19 Nov 2007 // 10:00 PM

Margot at the Wedding

Margot at the Wedding doesn’t resolve as much as it devolves into a series of arguments and dire revelations.

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Double Take: 'The French Connection' (1971)

// Short Ends and Leader

"You pick your feet in Poughkeepsie, and we pick The French Connection for Double Take #18.

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