PopMatters Film Preview: December 2014 | 5 Dec 2014 // 6:44 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.
'Annie' Is a Feature-Length Native Ad, Not a Remake | 3 May 2015 // 8:10 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 // 3:30 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.