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Blogs // 2 Articles
The Best Female Film Performances of 2010
4 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
The ladies really lit up the big screen, delivering the kind of brilliant acting work that makes picking a mere 20 that much more difficult, let alone unearthing a clear number one.
The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM
PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.
'War Machine' Is a Schizophrenic Blend of Tone and Genre
26 May 2017 // 6:30 AM
David Michôd’s war satire is neither smart enough to be a think piece nor visceral enough to evoke anger.
'Animal Kingdom': Justice Systems
27 Aug 2010 // 1:48 AM
In Animal Kingdom, Smurf keeps her own pride: she lives among her sons, brutish, angry un-grown men who rob and kill for a living.
'Kingdom' Has More Kick the Second Time Around
23 Jan 2011 // 8:10 PM
In its original cinematic domain, this movie was clearly not king. Luckily, the digital realm steps in to help reset the array.
It's all Bark and No Bite in this 'Animal Kingdom'
24 Sep 2010 // 4:00 AM
There are so many good elements about David Michôd's feature film debut that when it fails to make a substantial impact, the remorse overwhelms you.