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Monday, April 29 2013

The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2013

Within the first two weeks of the 2013 summer season, we'll see two of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. We'll also get more Hangover, some F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the (hopeful) return of M. Night Shyamalan to the ranks of legitimate filmmaker.


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Thursday, May 30 2013

Fear Is Literally Fatal in 'After Earth', and the Obvious Is Fatal, Too

Alas, M. Night Shyamalan's After Earth is obvious and unoriginal, a science fictional meditation on excess by way of exceptionalism, loss by way of triumph.


Blogs

Monday, June 3 2013

The Lame Lessons We've Learned About the Future in 'After Earth'

The savaged sci-fi epic After Earth is another nail in the coffin of Will Smith's once dominant commercial appeal, and the final one in M. Night Shyamalan's struggles to regain his more or less DOA cred.


Monday, May 6 2013

Bombs Away: Predicting the Summer 2013 Flops

Our choices for five Summer films that (probably) won't live up to expectations, artistically or commercially.


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