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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 Summer of De Palma: Looking Back at a Master Filmmaker's Career
26 Jul 2016 // 9:30 PM
Following the release of Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's document on the eponymous director, the legacy of Brian de Palma's extensive and controversial filmography is given renewed attention.
How About Some Noah Baumbach, Paul Thomas Anderson, Robert Altman & Akira Kurosawa for the Holidays?
8 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM
If you ever wonder why certain elements get tossed into a movie, remember: beauty never needs to be justified. These and other thoughts on recent Blu-ray releases.
Cannes 2017: Radicalism and Other Crankiness in 'Redoubtable' & 'The Meyerowitz Stories'
25 May 2017 // 9:30 PM
In these films, Noah Baumbach's understanding of New York City's intellectual scene exceeds Michel Hazanavicius' grasp on film history.
The Totemic Mother and Father of 'The Squid and the Whale
29 Dec 2016 // 4:30 AM
Our parents loom over us, first literally and then figuratively, for the entirety of our existence.
A Bunch of Blu 3
15 Aug 2010 // 7:58 PM
In this installment, we look at Clash of the Titans (2010), Spartacus, The Breakfast Club, Nanny McPhee, and Greenberg.
Filmmaker Noah Baumbach Is Hitting That Middle-age Groove
23 Mar 2015 // 9:25 AM
People have often worked hard to pick apart what elements of Baumbach’s films are drawn from his own life, this character representing that person and so on. He has often bristled at the notion, preferring to focus on their fictional elements.
Brothers and sisters bare their fangs on the big screen
5 Dec 2007 // 5:13 AM
It's that time of year when intimate strangers come over to eat large birds and drain your liquor cabinet. You know these people from childhood,