Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
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The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

The Best Male Film Performances of 2010
4 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Heroes and villains, criminals and crazed creative types: the 20 best male performances of 2010 definitely run the dramatic/comedic character topography... with a few unusual turns tossed in for good measure.


'Focus' Is a Romantic Comedy With Dimension
27 Feb 2015 // 4:35 AM

This Will Smith vehicle is witty, brash Hollywood entertainment that's sexy, smart, and on the whole, successful.

'Crazy, Stupid, Love.' Is Surprisingly Good
29 Jul 2011 // 1:07 AM

Crazy, Stupid, Love. understands that the love felt between two 40somethings after decades of marriage is very unlike what a kid feels for his babysitter.


The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015
5 May 2015 // 8:21 AM

January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

'Crazy, Stupid'...and Uneven
28 Jul 2011 // 3:00 AM

Crazy, Stupid, Love is like an old gas guzzler on a below zero winter morning - i.e. it takes FOREVER to get started, even threatening to never turn over at all.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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