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Tuesday, September 4 2012

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 2: October

We get closer to the true cream of the cinematic crop, with some mandated seasonal horror thrown in for 31st consideration. Highlights include the Wachowskis/Tykwer epic Cloud Atlas and Ben Affleck's Argo.


Sunday, February 3 2013

In 'Alex Cross', Tyler Perry Blows His Biggest and Best Chance to Gain Mainstream Popularity

Alex Cross and all of the other characters in James Patterson’s books savor and shun what life hands them even though its not always in equal measure. Why is that component lacking in this film adaptation?

Thursday, October 18 2012

Resistance Is Futile: 'Alex Cross'

This is the problem, repeatedly, in Alex Cross, its abject obviousness and distracting sloppiness.


Monday, October 22 2012

(Why) Alex (Can't) Cross (Over)

Tyler Perry has no established persona. He's not a star, per se. He's a brand. An industry. A debated media topic... but he's not a star in the true sense of the word.


Wednesday, October 17 2012

At 78, Cicely Tyson Remains in Demand

LOS ANGELES — Cicely Tyson has refused to compromise during nearly six decades in film, turning down roles she thought were two-dimensional, stereotypical depictions of African-American

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