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Features

Tuesday, January 8 2008

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.


Monday, June 18 2007

Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.


Columns

Sunday, June 29 2008

Love on the Rocks

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'s dark, witty banter and assessment of human malice made my brain tick and also made me glad I wasn’t married.


Reviews

Wednesday, April 23 2008

Charlie Wilson's War

Sorkin's signature dialogue -- smart, rapid fire chatter that packs a punch -- makes this the most engaging poli-sci class you'll ever attend.


Thursday, December 20 2007

Charlie Wilson's War

Like The West Wing, Charlie Wilson's War is leftish and glib, entertaining and exasperating, and written by Aaron Sorkin.


Tuesday, October 2 2007

The Graduate

Forty years after its original theatrical release, The Graduate is still extremely timely and its themes and message are relevant whether in the context of 1967 or 2007.


Wednesday, April 6 2005

Closer (2004)

This leads to titillation, judgment, desire, and commerce all around. How Howard Stern.


Thursday, December 2 2004

Closer (2004)

This leads to titillation, judgment, desire, and commerce all around. How Howard Stern.


News

Wednesday, June 9 2010

American Film Institute saluting Mike Nichols' 'wonderful life'

LOS ANGELES — If it hadn't been for a girlfriend's mother, Mike Nichols might never have become one of the few artists to earn Oscar, Emmy,


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