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Thursday, May 3 2012

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (August)

Bourne and a bunch of ancient action movie icons wrap up the annual popcorn movie march, not with a whimper, but (hopefully) with a box office bang.


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Columns

Thursday, February 23 2012

Why I Dumped Ricky Gervais for Karl Pilkington (but Am Still Seeing Stephen Merchant on the Side)

Did the record breaking Ricky Gervais Show podcast give insight into the real people behind it? Or were they just three more brilliant comic creations?


Reviews

Friday, August 24 2012

The Thrill of Bicycling in Traffic: 'Premium Rush'

So you can appreciate the risks Wilee takes, Premium Rush offers plenty of views approximating his, zipping through moving traffic, and leaping over fences and stairways.


Thursday, September 18 2008

Ghost Town

As you endure Ghost Town's unfunny "unfinished business," you can't help but be thankful for Téa Leoni's precision and classically screwballish physicality.


Monday, August 2 2004

Secret Window (2004)

'Johnny's look,' says director David Koepp, 'mostly came from Johnny'.


Wednesday, March 10 2004

Secret Window (2004)

The foremost asset of this Stephen King adaptation is the wondrous Johnny Depp.


Blogs

Tuesday, May 20 2014

The 10 Worst Examples of Screenwriters Turned Directors

Sometimes, letting a screenwriter direct a movie turns out to be a terrific idea. Here are 10 examples, however, where that promise translated into something pathetic.


Friday, August 24 2012

Five Gears in Reverse: 'Premium Rush'

(I)n the capable hands of David Koepp, we see how a simple premise can be parlayed into entertaining, escapist late Summer fun.


Thursday, September 18 2008

'Ghost Town' is a Little Gem

Hollywood used to excel at what could best be described as the "little" movie. You know the type - small in scope, limited in appeal,


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