Scott Cooper
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Reviews // 6 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Features

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2013
6 Dec 2013 // 2:35 AM

Like a great battle, or a criminal desperately trying to avoid capture, Hollywood breaks out the big guns this month, giving us new efforts from Martin Scorsese, David O. Russell, the Coen Brothers, and Spike Jonze, along with the typical mainstream holiday fare.

Hungry Heart: Maggie Gyllenhaal
10 Feb 2010 // 4:00 PM

The most-recently Oscar-nominated Gyllenhaal talks about why Jeff Bridges is sexy at 60, the dangers of falling for the wrong person and why Sissy Spacek rules.

//Reviews

Insider Out: 'Black Mass' Depicts the Shifting Fortunes in Whitey Bulger’s Criminal Life
15 Feb 2016 // 9:10 PM

In Black Mass, Johnny Depp stunningly inhabits South Boston’s notorious Whitey Bulger, the man who aided and eluded the F.B.I. for decades.

Johnny Depp Plays a Monster in 'Black Mass'
18 Sep 2015 // 6:30 AM

Gangster Jimmy (Depp) is less deviant than representative, here; an embodiment of the delusions that drive institutions.

//Blogs

'Out of the Furnace' and Into the Mire
6 Dec 2013 // 11:00 AM

Nothing about this movie feels or plays original. It lifts from better offerings and often mimics the post-modern noirs that became prevalent in the '70s and '90s.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Cage the Elephant Ignite Central Park with Kickoff for Summerstage Season

// Notes from the Road

"Cage the Elephant rocked two sold-out nights at Summerstage and return to NYC for a free show May 29th. Info on that and a preview of the full Summerstage schedule is here.

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