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Friday, Jun 12, 2009

Real-life married couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly take on the origin of Charles Darwin and family in what looks to be a boring, only mildly visually-entertaining biography. Academy voters will probably love it.



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Friday, Jun 12, 2009
by PopMatters Staff

Whatever Works
Director: Woody Allen
Cast: Larry David, Ed Begley Jr., Patricia Clarkson, Conleth Hill, Michael McKean, Evan Rachel Wood
Opening: 19 June 2009
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics


Sony has just released four clips from the upcoming Woody Allen film starring Larry David.


 


Plot summary: An eccentric New Yorker played by Larry David abandons his upper class life to lead a more bohemian existence. He meets a young girl from the south and her family and no two people seem to get along in the entanglements that follow. Run time: 92 minutes. Rated: PG-13 [Sony Pictures Classics]

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Thursday, Jun 11, 2009

Rancid released a great new album last week, full of precisely the sort of smart, politically aware lyrics these recessionary times call for. The band also rocked the house this week on The Tonight Show.



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Thursday, Jun 11, 2009

Pure Magic. Vanderslice + Magik*Magik Orchestra perform a song off his stellar new album.



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Thursday, Jun 11, 2009

Martin Scorsese directs Leo, Ben Kingsley, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Mark Ruffalo, Michelle Williams, Jackie Earle Haley, and Max von Sydow. Really, I can’t think of few things that could be better…



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