Barry Sonnenfeld
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Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (May)
30 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

It begins with a bang, as one of the most highly anticipated comic book movies battles beleaguered vampires, underwater aliens, and the return of Agents J & K for May's monetary consideration.


'Men in Black 3' Looks Back, Again
25 May 2012 // 12:20 AM

Ever worried and frequently quaint, Griffin is both weird and wise, a means for Men in Black 3 to bend time-travel movie rules.

Get Shorty (Special Edition) (1995)
16 Feb 2005 // 6:00 PM

Sonnenfeld keeps all of this under two hours by cutting the movie at a dazzling clip. The film moves like Travolta, quickly and with style.


Third Time's the Smarm: 'Men in Black 3'
22 May 2012 // 11:00 PM

This is a heartless, cheerless mess, a meandering 100-minute excuse to enter the already overflowing Summer movie fray. Here, the hipster irony that made the first film fly is all but dead. In its place is a flat feeling of deja vu.

The 10 Best Songs by the Band
25 Apr 2012 // 12:00 AM

We lost a true musical treasure last week with the passing of Levon Helm of the Band. As a tribute, here are 10 of his group's best songs.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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