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The PopMatters Fall Preview: September 2014
5 Sep 2014 // 4:30 AM
For fans of everything from the truly buzz-worthy (Terry Gilliam) to that found footage trope yet again (Casey La Scala), this warm-up to the end of the year awards has you covered.
"They're All One Guy to Me": Interview with Antoine Fuqua
4 Mar 2010 // 4:00 PM
Antoine Fuqua's new film, Brooklyn's Finest, is about men under pressure, men whose choices range between "righter and wronger", as on character outs it.
"Southpaw's" Punches Are Too Predictable
26 Oct 2015 // 9:10 PM
Jake Gyllenhaal's performance is the only shining light in a film that relies too heavily on clichés.
The Fight Scenes in 'Southpaw' Are Brutal and Beautiful
24 Jul 2015 // 5:00 AM
The fight scenes comprise a slamming mix of point of view shots, ringside images, and dazzling choreography showcases, as well as generally corny reaction shots.
TIFF 2016: 'Deepwater Horizon', 'Moonlight', 'Carrie Pilby' and 'The Magnificent Seven'
15 Sep 2016 // 9:00 AM
Kids in America: Day 7 at TIFF stays firmly in the land of the brave for two very different coming-of-age stories, an oil disaster and plenty of shooting.
These Cops, Like this Film, are Not 'Brooklyn's Finest'
5 Mar 2010 // 2:28 AM
The burnt-out veteran who's seen too much and tries to cover it up with quite disdain…and alcohol. The undercover detective who's gotten lost in
Familiar Territory for Director of ‘The Equalizer’
30 Sep 2014 // 9:07 AM
Back in the day — well, the 1980s — Antoine Fuqua was more likely to catch an episode of “Miami Vice” than “The Equalizer.” He was a