Lee Unkrich
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Reviews // 2 Articles
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//Features

PopMatters' 2017 Fall Film Preview: At Last, the Film Industry Awakens From Its Slumber
27 Aug 2017 // 10:00 PM

From Gary Oldman in The Darkest Hour to James Franco's meta-experiment Blade Runner: 2049 and Daniel Day-Lewis's final role, here are the movies you'll want to watch ... and a couple you might not.

The Best Films of 2010
11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

//Reviews

'Toy Story 3': F.A.O My Schwartz
18 Jun 2010 // 1:00 AM

In the cleverly entertaining Toy Story 3, Ken is confused and superficial, and also pretty fabulous.

Monsters, Inc. (2001)
1 Nov 2001 // 9:00 AM

PULL.

//Blogs

The Sanctity of Memory: 'Toy Story 3' (Blu-ray)
2 Nov 2010 // 5:30 AM

Not only are these wildly entertaining family films crafted with the very best of aesthetic and technological acumen, but they represent how crucial memories are, and reluctant we are to let them go.

'Toy Story 3' and the Best Scene of the Summer
24 Jun 2010 // 12:25 AM

Instead of reviewing the film itself, we focus on a single sequence -- again, call it the "incinerator stand-off"-- and use it as a means of explaining Pixar's enduring power within the artform.

//Mixed media

//Blogs

"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layer and texture to music.

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