Animal Kingdom
//Features

The Best Female Film Performances of 2010 | 4 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

The ladies really lit up the big screen, delivering the kind of brilliant acting work that makes picking a mere 20 that much more difficult, let alone unearthing a clear number one.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.

//Reviews

'Animal Kingdom': This Is Not Your PBS Nature Special | 13 Mar 2011 // 4:59 PM

The Codys are nothing more than a contemporary embodiment of Australia's jailhouse origins.

'Animal Kingdom': Justice Systems | 27 Aug 2010 // 12:48 AM

In Animal Kingdom, Smurf keeps her own pride: she lives among her sons, brutish, angry un-grown men who rob and kill for a living.

//Blogs

'Kingdom' Has More Kick the Second Time Around | 23 Jan 2011 // 7:10 PM

In its original cinematic domain, this movie was clearly not king. Luckily, the digital realm steps in to help reset the array.

G(OMG)lden Gl(OMG)bes: Thoughts on the 2011 Nominations | 14 Dec 2010 // 8:55 PM

The 2011 Golden Globe Nominations have been announced and with them comes another bout of jaw dropping at the expense of The Hollywood Foreign Press Corps.

//News

It's Sundance's year at the Oscars | 26 Jan 2011 // 2:10 AM

PARK CITY, Utah — In most years, covering the Sundance Film Festival in the cold and snow when the Oscar nominations are being announced in balmy

Australian 'family' film leads short list of latest Blu-ray titles | 19 Jan 2011 // 2:30 AM

An award-winning Australian crime drama, "Animal Kingdom," is among the small number of films released on Blu-ray this week. "Animal Kingdom" (Sony, 2010, $34.95) is the work

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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