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Thursday, January 10 2008

Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

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


Reviews

Thursday, December 16 2010

'The Tempest': Full of Noises

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.


Thursday, September 20 2007

Across the Universe

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


Wednesday, October 30 2002

Frida (2002)

Julie Taymor's Frida pulses with color.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Titus (1999)


Blogs

Friday, October 8 2010

Julie Taymor's Ferociously Divisive 'Tempest' Adaptation (trailer)

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

Wednesday, October 10 2007

A new script for Hollywood war movies

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


Wednesday, September 19 2007

She's the guide on this magical mystery tour

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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