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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.