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Sunday, March 22 2009

Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.


Sunday, April 27 2008

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008

In the first act of this four-part production, Tinsel Town decides to do some unbelievable front loading. Will there be room for independent offerings, or former HBO carnal comedy divas? Who knows? Without a doubt, it's an interesting way to start the season.


Reviews

Sunday, October 11 2009

Homicide: The Criterion Collection

In Homicide's electric pop of language, Mamet provides a grand kind of stage for the ugly catalyst of jealousy and racial hatred that curdles in just about every character’s mind


Thursday, May 8 2008

Redbelt

In Redbelt, as ever in David Mamet's universe, the fight is the issue.


Thursday, August 30 2007

House of Games

In the section of town where rotten tenements boast rusty, decrepit fire escapes that rattle in the dank breeze she seems out of place, but somehow not out of her element.


Wednesday, March 10 2004

Spartan (2004)

David Mamet extends his famous preoccupation with masculine preoccupations into the murky workings of the U.S. government.


Thursday, November 8 2001

Heist (2001)

[David Mamet's] language, severe and spare, actually sounds quite human comin


News

Friday, June 10 2011

Acclaimed playwright David Mamet spells out his political conversion in new book

David Mamet, the acclaimed playwright known for characters that drop the F-bomb at every opportunity, has dropped the ultimate bomb on his fans and the


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