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Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)
22 Mar 2009 // 5:00 PM

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.

The Return of the Popcorn Circus: May 2008
27 Apr 2008 // 6:00 PM

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.


David Mamet and Al Pacino's 'China Doll' Rat-a-Tats Without the Tat
25 Jan 2016 // 9:30 PM

There's an interesting play somewhere in the thin structure of China Doll, but not even a dutiful performance by Al Pacino can bring it to life.


Homicide: The Criterion Collection
11 Oct 2009 // 5:00 PM

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

8 May 2008 // 11:00 PM

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


David Mamet to Adapt 'Speed-the-Plow' for the Cinema
4 May 2015 // 6:09 AM

Pulitzer-prize winning chronicler of American macho David Mamet is adapting his 1988 play Speed-the-Plow for a full-length feature film.


Acclaimed playwright David Mamet spells out his political conversion in new book
10 Jun 2011 // 7:30 AM

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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Tricks or Treats? Ten Halloween Blu-rays That May Disrupt Your Life

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"The best of this stuff'll kill you.

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