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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male
8 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM
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.
Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking
18 Jun 2007 // 5:00 PM
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.
Love on the Rocks
29 Jun 2008 // 5:00 PM
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.
Charlie Wilson's War
23 Apr 2008 // 5:00 PM
Sorkin's signature dialogue -- smart, rapid fire chatter that packs a punch -- makes this the most engaging poli-sci class you'll ever attend.
Charlie Wilson's War
20 Dec 2007 // 2:00 PM
Like The West Wing, Charlie Wilson's War is leftish and glib, entertaining and exasperating, and written by Aaron Sorkin.
Double Take: The Graduate (1967)
19 Aug 2015 // 3:00 AM
Double Take climbs on the bus to who knows where: Swimming pools? Hotel rooms? Plastics? Scarborough Fair? The Graduate was '60s gold. How well does it seduce us today?
The Five Most Important Films of Mike Nichols' Career
21 Nov 2014 // 4:00 AM
He was more than just a filmmaker. With his passing at age 83, Mike Nichols leaves behind a legacy filled with awards and attitudes which influenced every medium he was involved in.
Mike Nichols tribute coming to Turner Classic Movies
25 Nov 2014 // 5:17 AM
Director, producer and sometime performer Mike Nichols has died, and Turner Classic Movies will offer a mini-festival of Nichols’ work on the night of Dec. 6.
American Film Institute saluting Mike Nichols' 'wonderful life'
9 Jun 2010 // 6:48 AM
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,