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The PopMatters Fall Preview: September 2014
5 Sep 2014 // 3:30 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 // 3:00 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.
Everything About 'The Equalizer' Is Wrong
26 Sep 2014 // 4:30 AM
As much as Robert (Denzel Washington) delivers action and melodramatic conventions, he also hints at another possibility entirely.
'Olympus Has Fallen' Is Full of Noisy and Bombastic Action
21 Mar 2013 // 9:57 PM
Olympus Has Fallen treats Die Hard's absurdity with solemnity, while treating the audience like children.
These Cops, Like this Film, are Not 'Brooklyn's Finest'
5 Mar 2010 // 1:28 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 // 8:07 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