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Sunday, January 22 2012

The 40 Best Films of 2011

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.


Wednesday, September 7 2011

The Contagious Age: Overwhelmed by Vampires, Viruses, and Zombies in the 21st Century

Contagion is the dominant horror of the 21st century, an era marked by epidemics of terror, war, and economic crisis.


Thursday, September 1 2011

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - September 2011

September starts out with nearly 30 titles, including some Summer season leftovers (Shark Night 3D, Killer Elite), a few poorly timed temptations (Drive, 50/50) and at least two date hopping aesthetic question marks (The Debt, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy).


Reviews

Friday, September 9 2011

Steven Soderbergh Explores Panic with 'Contagion'

But even as social and moral orders collapse, Contagion keeps focused on carnal effects.


Blogs

Thursday, September 8 2011

'Contagion' Cruises When It Should Crackle

Contagion becomes a battle between what it is and what it could have been. It satisfies just enough to warrant its existence while frustrating one with its potential.


News

Wednesday, September 7 2011

Jude Law relished his prickly part in ‘Contagion’

PHILADELPHIA — In “Contagion,” the fast, frightening global pandemic drama opening Friday, Jude Law is a mad blogger, a Web journo whose raging posts against Big


Thursday, September 1 2011

3 new flicks have the potential to give you shivers

When it comes to scary films, they don’t make ‘em like they used to. The most horrifying movie I’ve seen in a while


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