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Sunday, January 6 2013

The Best Female Film Performances of 2012

From a precocious young girl bravely battling the elements to much older women waging war with their own demons, 2012 was a standout year for actresses, with these being some of the very, very best.


Monday, September 10 2012

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 4: December

The final players in the possible Awards Season set-up come to play, and there's plenty to look forward to, including the latest from Quentin Tarantino.


Reviews

Friday, December 21 2012

'The Impossible': A Family Swept Up in a Tsunami

The family in this visceral look at the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami is swept along by chaotic tides, grasping at bits of sanity like flotsam.


Sunday, April 27 2008

The Orphanage (El Orfanato)

One would think the whole 'spooky child' setup would have run its course, but this film finds a few new wrinkles to explore.


Sunday, December 30 2007

The Orphanage (El Orfanato)

At once mother and child, victim and antagonist, space and inhabitant, Laura (Belén Rueda) is remarkable, but also traumatized.


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