Jon Favreau
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The Best Films of 2016
15 Dec 2016 // 10:00 PM

PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.

2010 Summer Movie Preview - May
2 May 2010 // 5:00 PM

May blasts the summer season off with two mega-movies, Iron Man 2 and Robin Hood, while offering up yet more Shrek and Sex and the City.


Jon Favreau Delivers a Future Family Classic With 'The Jungle Book'
15 Apr 2016 // 4:45 AM

It may be a live action adventure, but The Jungle Book has all the magic of Disney's original animated effort, and much more.

Jon Favreau Returns to Indie Scale in 'Chef'
8 May 2014 // 3:00 AM

Chef comes alive when it resembles a cooking procedural, going through the details of preparing a meal for a food critic or cleaning and re-assembling a taco truck.


The All-Sex Hex: Why Olivia Wilde Deserves More Credit
1 Aug 2011 // 2:30 AM

Now that Olivia Wilde has put rumors of a turbulent post-divorce love life to bed by revealing a "no sex hex" on her new home, it's confront the all-sex hex that has plagued valuations of her acting.

Close Encounters of the Worst Kind?: 'Cowboys and Aliens'
29 Jul 2011 // 4:00 AM

The result is a solid disappointment, a movie that's been presold as an epic when it can barely break out of the genres it's junking.


Stan Lee's 'Iron Man' leads way for latest Blu-ray titles
29 Sep 2008 // 11:39 AM

Ten years ago, Stan Lee was frustrated about the inability to get impressive versions of Marvel Comics super heroes to the movie screen. "It seemed

Pop 20: Super hero formula evolving
29 Jul 2008 // 11:43 PM

In only 10 days, the Batman defeated the Joker, delivered a one-two punch to Harvey Dent and amassed more than $300 million at the box office. But

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Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

// Notes from the Road

"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

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