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The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - October 2013
4 Oct 2013 // 1:34 AM

October sees the arrival of several Oscar contenders, including the story of astronauts trapped in space, a free man sold into slavery, an American boat captain vs. Somali pirates, and another skipper alone against the elements. Toss in the usual commercial suspects and you've got quite a movie month.

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006
10 Jan 2007 // 2:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.


'Y Tu Mama Tambien' Hides Serious Themes Behind Comedic Fluff
30 Oct 2014 // 8:10 PM

Alfonso Cuarón's highly sexualized film is deceptively serious, hiding weighty themes behind comic banter and, yes, plenty of sex.

Y Tu Mamá También (2002)
31 Dec 1994 // 6:03 PM

Y Tu Mamá También is all about how we shape the details of living, despite and because of this risk.


‘Gravity’: You’re All Alone
4 Oct 2013 // 2:30 AM

By taking the simple leap between a character’s personal isolation and the equally terrifying physical isolation of space, Alfonso Cuaron creates a vertiginous masterpiece.

Pottering Around
15 Nov 2010 // 4:20 AM

The Star Wars and Lord of the Rings film franchises are revered by millions. Harry Potter? Not so much. The question, of course, is 'why?'

//Mixed media

Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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