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Tuesday, January 11 2011

The Best Films of 2010

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.


Wednesday, January 5 2011

The Best DVDs of 2010

As the medium continues to struggle with significance in the steady "streaming" of the 21st Century, here are PopMatters' picks for the best the format(s) have to offer.


Reviews

Sunday, August 8 2010

'A Prophet': Up That Bloody Ladder

Jacques Audiard's mesmerizing French prison epic starts down a predictable path, but takes its young character on a journey of hard-fought survival told with an unforgettable verve and originality.


Thursday, February 25 2010

A Prophet (Un prophète)

A Prophet follows Malik’s struggle not just for mere existence, but also for individual identity in a world where a man alone is nothing.


News

Wednesday, February 10 2010

France's 'A Prophet' offers a new kind of gangster: a Muslim

'A Prophet' breaks a taboo by heroically depicting the criminal exploits of a young French Arab.


Monday, February 1 2010

Documentaries, always a festival strength, were better than ever and played off each other

PARK CITY, Utah — It's nobody's fault, really it isn't, but there's a gap between the way the just-concluded Sundance Film Festival is written about in


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