Lisa Cholodenko
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//Features

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.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010
2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.

//Reviews

'The Kids Are All Right' Brims With the Beauty and Wonder of Normalcy
14 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM

Hollywood’s family films are rarely credited for understated and incisive observations on domestic relations. It is, therefore, such a relief that Lisa Cholodenko’s (High Art, Laurel Canyon) latest does not yield to either temptation.

'The Kids Are All Right': The Team Thing
7 Jul 2010 // 11:22 PM

In The Kids Are All Right, Lisa Cholodenko's lovely comedy about family, routines and perspectives are shifting.

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'Five Came Back' Is an Unusual and Seminal Suspenser

// Short Ends and Leader

"This film feels like a template for subsequent multi-character airplane-disaster and crash projects, all the way down to Lost.

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