Articles tagged zooey deschanel

Camera Obscura + Belle and Sebastian - 11-12 July 2013

Two of Glasgow's finest bands tour the U.S.

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She & Him: A Very She & Him Christmas

It’s not often that a Christmas album isn’t simply overlooked as "just another gimmick", but this one may change your mind.

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Your Virtual Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

Part two of a primetime look at what the major networks will be offering us, with predictions on what will stick and what will flop.

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She & Him’s Very Disturbing Video for “Why Do You Let Me Stay Here”

The last music video She & Him made was for the pleasant “In the Sun”. Befitting of such a cutesy song, it revolved around hula

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A Little Human Magic in Recent DVDs

Either by coincidence or because I just happened to watch these all on a cold day when I needed a little warmth, the magic of the human condition emerged as a trend in these new DVD releases.

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(500) Days of Summer—The Music

Director Marc Webb's deft, nuanced use of pop music does more than just enhance an already great film.

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Summer of Same: July 2009

In a rare attempt at novelty, July jets along with only Harry Potter and the Ice Age crew sampling continuing series spoils. The rest provide unknown pleasures.

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Spectacle: Elvis Costello with She & Him, Jenny Lewis, and Jakob Dylan (Episode 11)

Much like the songwriters’ circle episode from a few weeks back, tonight’s episode of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With… (airing Wednesdays at 9pm EST/PST

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19 Dec 2008 // 2:00 AM

Yes Man

Carl (Jim Carrey) meets the incredible Allison (Zooey Deschanel), a girl so completely charming and dazzlingly unpredictable that he is instantly convinced of the rightness of yes.

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‘Yes’ is Better Premise than Product

It’s a very interesting question indeed: outside of a single turn as the voice of a cartoon elephant, is Jim Carrey still a viable

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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.

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Mess Hysteria: The Happening vs. The Signal

Newsweek Magazine must still be smarting. Back in 2002, as Signs was gearing up for its box office assault, the publication called M. Night Shyamalan “The

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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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The up-and-coming Affleck: younger brother Casey, in 2 new films

TORONTO—Don’t underestimate Casey Affleck, the reedy-voiced, baby-faced actor, who is younger brother to Ben. Like the character he plays in “Gone Baby Gone”—

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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

By turns brutal and lyrical, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford considers Wild Western mythology and masculinity, violence and madness.

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25 Jul 2007 // 11:00 PM

Abandon (2002)

This is one of the best horror films in some time; not sacrificing itself to irony or parody but committed to the dark corners of human nature and the complex labyrinths that exist in the mind.

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8 Jun 2007 // 4:00 AM

Surfs Up (2007)

Surf's Up offers nuanced and energetic penguins, as well as top-notch CGI.

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Monkey Business (Part 2: June)

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.

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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)

Where other "kids' films" might instruct or condescend, Bridge to Terabithia treats children like what they will eventually become: grown-ups.

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

For all its possibilities -- and its crazily pleasant animations --the movie takes a more or less conventional narrative shape.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

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"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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