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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2015
6 May 2015 // 3:40 AM

The popcorn movie season starts in earnest with efforts from the Avengers, Mad Max, the ladies of Pitch Perfect 2, and Brad Bird's Tomorrowland, among many others.

Part 3: The Sixth Sense to Fight Club (August - October 1999)
24 Mar 2009 // 4:00 PM

Films that have left a lasting impression on their creators (M. Night Shyamalan, Sam Mendes, David Fincher) make up the majority of Part Three of our Films of 1999 overview.


'Tomorrowland' Captures Sci-fi’s Shiny Surfaces but Misses Its Geeky Heart
3 Nov 2015 // 11:30 PM

Brad Bird’s message, with which he clubs the audience about the head and shoulders, is that we could have had jet packs, space travel, and all of that by now -- if only we hadn’t stopped believing.

'Tomorrowland' Is a Future That's Past
22 May 2015 // 4:35 AM

In loving a future that used to be "better", Tomorrowland is predictably incoherent. It wants an old future, one that's long gone.


The 20 Most Anticipated Films of 2015
20 Jan 2015 // 3:00 AM

Over the next 12 months, we will be bombarded with all manner of proposed cinematic spectacle. Here are the 20 films we are most looking forward to.

A Real Action Film: 'Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'
16 Dec 2011 // 12:00 AM

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol is 2011's most consistently entertaining effort.


Stand-up comic rats on the making of 'Ratatouille'
1 Jul 2007 // 9:05 PM

Unlike his namesake, Patton Oswalt is an unlikely candidate for military glory. Then again, Oswalt is not a retired Marine colonel like his father, who

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Marina and the Diamonds Wrap Up U.S. Tour at Terminal 5 (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Marina's star shines bright and her iridescent pop shines brighter. Froot is her most solid album yet. Her tour continues into the new year throughout Europe.

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