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Friday, December 6 2013

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2013

Like a great battle, or a criminal desperately trying to avoid capture, Hollywood breaks out the big guns this month, giving us new efforts from Martin Scorsese, David O. Russell, the Coen Brothers, and Spike Jonze, along with the typical mainstream holiday fare.


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Monday, April 7 2014

The Pressure Cooker of 'August: Osage County' Explodes with Talent

During a brittle August, the battle for familial control flares when Barbara confronts her iron-willed mother in the aftermath of a family crisis. If only they didn’t have to be so loud about it.


Tuesday, December 24 2013

Meryl Streep Reigns in 'August: Osage County'

Addled by pills and rage, Violet (Meryl Streep) turns the requisite family dinner into a tour-de-force of belittling spitefulness.


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