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Thursday, January 10 2008

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.


Reviews

Sunday, March 24 2013

A Loud, Clear Voice Comes Through in 'Killing Them Softly'

Bravo to Brad Pitt and Andrew Dominik for making a film that no one likes. Really.


Thursday, November 29 2012

'Killing Them Softly': Brad Pitt as Another Smart Guy

Jackie Cogan (Brad Pitt) understands his fate in a way that the other smart guys don't quite, an understanding that makes him seem somehow smarter.


Tuesday, May 22 2012

Cannes 2012: 'The Angels' Share' + 'Killing Them Softly'

Much like Ken Loach's The Angels' Share, Andrew Dominik's Killing Them Softly features scatterbrained thieves and clever fast-paced dialogue.


Thursday, September 20 2007

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.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Chopper (2000)

It's a confrontational, if manipulative, style, never offering excuses for Chopper's behaviour. There's no obligatory flashback to an unfavourable childhood. There's no real evidence of the influence of drugs. He is who is because he is. That's it.


Blogs

Wednesday, December 5 2012

Killing Them Softly: An Interview with Andrew Dominik

Andrew Dominik shows a penchant for depicting the lives of criminals whose fame was essential to who they were as human beings.


Thursday, November 29 2012

'Killing Them Softly?' More Like Talking Them to Death

This is a movie that literally explains everything, which walks us through every minor detail of life on the wrong side of the law... and none of it is very entertaining or interesting.


Thursday, May 24 2012

Cannes 2012: Day 7 - 'Killing Them Softly' + 'Holy Motors'

Cannes rolls along with Andrew Dominik’s anticipated return, Killing Them Softly, and Holy Motors, the first film from Leo Carax in 13 years.


News

Thursday, October 18 2007

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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