James Mangold
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2010 Summer Movie Preview - June
3 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

After May's gangbusters' start, June settles down with The A-Team, Toy Story 3, and more Twilight.

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male
8 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.


Bloody 'Logan' Is a Worthy Sendoff for Hugh Jackman
20 Feb 2017 // 5:30 AM

Director James Mangold imagines a world in which superheroes must face their own mortality.

'The Wolverine': Not So X-Men
29 Jul 2013 // 1:10 AM

The movie develops Logan as a complex individual, rather than just using him as to provide still more X-Men backstory and empty action.


Turning Half Japanese: 'The Wolverine'
26 Jul 2013 // 2:00 AM

The Wolverine is a waste of time from the first shot to the rushed, slipshod finale. It feels forced, sledgehammering you with how deep and important it thinks it is while never really explaining how, or why.

Solid Star Power Makes 'Knight and Day' a Delight
23 Jun 2010 // 8:00 AM

Together, Cruise and Diaz form an almost irresistible combination that saves some rather sloppy plotting.


The talents behind '3:10 to Yuma' hope the Western will ride again
7 Sep 2007 // 8:57 AM

SAN FRANCISCO -- Meanwhile, back at the hotel ... After a photo shoot staged at Marin County, Calif., horse stables, James Mangold and Peter Fonda are

//Mixed media

'Inside' and the Monstrosity of Collectivism

// Moving Pixels

"An ability to manipulate a collective is a hint at what a little boy's power as an individual might be.

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