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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.

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'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.

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'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.

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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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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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