Julie Taymor
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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007
10 Jan 2008 // 3:59 PM

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

//Reviews

'The Tempest': Full of Noises
16 Dec 2010 // 12:00 AM

The differences between Ariel and Caliban are marked repeatedly, in Shakespeare's language, in the film's casting, and in Julie Taymor's striking, if uneven, cinematic staging.

Across the Universe
20 Sep 2007 // 10:00 PM

Such structural spottiness -- great numbers punctuating humdrum character arcs -- is hardly unusual in a musical.

//Blogs

Julie Taymor's Ferociously Divisive 'Tempest' Adaptation (trailer)
8 Oct 2010 // 7:00 AM

Julie Taymor's adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest was recently featured as the centerpiece at the 48th annual New York Film Festival. Despite this honor,

//News

A new script for Hollywood war movies
10 Oct 2007 // 10:27 PM

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie "Across the Universe." A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in "In the Valley of Elah." The

She's the guide on this magical mystery tour
19 Sep 2007 // 11:06 PM

NEW YORK -- When visionary film and theater director Julie Taymor ("Frida," "Titus," Broadway's "The Lion King") signed on to make a musical about the

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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