Annie
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PopMatters Film Preview: December 2014 | 5 Dec 2014 // 7:44 AM

This is it, the final push for the 2014 Awards Season, which includes some big names, some Academy almosts, and subjects as diverse as snipers, orphans, civil rights, and paintings of children with big, sad eyes.

//Reviews

'Annie' Is a Feature-Length Native Ad, Not a Remake | 3 May 2015 // 9:10 PM

At the helm of producers Jay-Z and Will Smith, Annie becomes not a tale about finding one's home, but instead a paean to personal shopping sprees and technology.

A (Somewhat) Class-Conscious 'Annie' | 22 Dec 2014 // 4:30 AM

This is a new Annie, decidedly anti-nostalgic and only clumsily cynical, but at the same time it tries too hard to both be and not be the previous Annie.

//Blogs

Annie's Black... So What? | 13 Mar 2014 // 5:00 AM

Annie may indeed be black now, but that doesn't matter. Your reaction, on the other hand, is what's really important, and what it says about you, and the state of society, is even more telling.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

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