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With echoes of everything from Possession to Let the Right One In (we’ll not mention that other vampire franchise here), Korean master Park Chan-wook’s newest chiller was also inspired partly by Therese Raquin. The film, which debuted at Cannes, opens in limited release July 31.

Throw Me the Statue
Creaturesque
(Secretly Canadian)
Releasing: 4 August (worldwide) / 17 August (UK)

SONG LIST
01 Waving at the Shore
02 Pistols
03 Tag
04 Ancestors
05 Noises
06 Snowshoes
07 Dizzy from the Fall
08 Cannibal Rays
09 Hi-Fi Goon
10 Baby, You’re Bored
11 Shade for a Shadow
12 The Outer Folds

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“Ancestors” [MP3]
     

Village Voice and Rolling Stone scribe Christopher Weingarten gives an impassioned presentation in defense of music critics at The 140 Characters Conference in New York.

Sacha Baron Cohen’s newest comedy, Bruno is already being met with a smack-down by gay rights activists who are calling the character’s stereotypical mannerisms “dangerous”. Will Bruno be funny or offensive? We’ll have to wait until July 3 to find out for sure.

by PopMatters Staff

17 Jun 2009


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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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