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Friday, September 5 2014

The PopMatters Fall Preview: September 2014

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.


Thursday, March 4 2010

"They're All One Guy to Me": Interview with Antoine Fuqua

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.


Reviews

Thursday, March 21 2013

'Olympus Has Fallen' Is Full of Noisy and Bombastic Action

Olympus Has Fallen treats Die Hard's absurdity with solemnity, while treating the audience like children.


Thursday, July 8 2010

Director Antoine Fuqua Continues His Dark Streak in 'Brooklyn's Finest'

Despite a cast of talented actors, an extremely dour tone keeps Brooklyn's Finest from capitalizing on its potential.


Thursday, March 4 2010

Brooklyn's Finest

In Brooklyn's Finest, the cycle is familiar: no one deserves what he or she gets, but they've all got it anyway.


Friday, March 23 2007

Shooter (2007)

While Swagger describes himself modestly, he's also one of those highly trained government instruments whose post-trauma mission in life is vengeance.


Sunday, March 6 2005

Lightning in a Bottle (2004)

For director Antoine Fuqua, it was clear that the right place to start a concert imagining the history of the blues would start with a song from Africa.


Blogs

Friday, March 5 2010

These Cops, Like this Film, are Not 'Brooklyn's Finest'

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


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