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Monday, January 9 2012

The Worst Films of 2011

Nothing is more punishing than a bad movie. With these ten, 2011's torture was truly painful.


Thursday, March 26 2009

Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.


Reviews

Thursday, October 20 2011

Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman Join Forces in 'Trespass'

Trespass soon becomes a noisy exercise in redundant one-upmanship, a never-ending round of put the gun down/no you put the gun down.


Monday, June 20 2011

'Tigerland' Is a Fine Vietnam War Film from the Man Who Gave Batman Nipples

Joel Schumacher's little seen Vietnam war drama deserves as wide an audience as its better known predecessors in the genre.


Wednesday, January 19 2011

Chace Crawford's Gossip Guy of 'Gossip Girl' Goes Grim in 'Twelve'

Ben Travers here, your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan's whiny, spoiled brats who don't know when to stop.


Friday, August 27 2010

'Twelve' Is Gossip Girl on Drugs

Drop the Gossip Girls into Sin City and you get Twelve, Joel Schumacher's movie about beautiful rich kids who get mixed up in the thug life.


Thursday, February 22 2007

The Number 23 (2007)

The movie is at least nominally aware of the silliness of its device, that the finding of 23s in every frame is a game, that the meanings are more about readers' needs than some grand plan of the universe.


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