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Monday, January 5 2015

Enough with the Biopic: A Re-Examination of Cinema’s Least Interesting Genre

Life-spanning biopics are still the ultimate Oscar bait in 2014. Here’s hoping that no one will be biting in the future.


Thursday, November 6 2014

The PopMatters Fall Film Preview - November 2014

November 2014 offers up standard award seasons fare, a couple of cool indies, and five horror films that, according to the calendar, are a bit past their celebration sell-by date.


Reviews

Wednesday, December 17 2014

'Foxcatcher' Is a True Story About a False World

For his third film based on true material, Bennett Miller tells a tale of how when wealth and Olympian athleticism mix together, those living in those worlds become increasingly insulated.


Saturday, November 22 2014

'Foxcatcher' Is Another Tale of Men Being Men

None of the men in this telling of John du Pont's murder of Dave Schultz are able to say what's going wrong -- they might not even know themselves.


Blogs

Wednesday, February 18 2015

The 2015 SEALS - Short Ends and Leader's Annual Film Awards

As the awards season prepares to wind down, Short Ends and Leader sizes up those not in Academy competition with our annual preferential picks.


Thursday, January 1 2015

Short Ends and Leader's Best Movies of 2014

From brazen biopics to murky examinations of marriage, Short Ends and Leader's picks for 2014's best flicks are a compelling bunch.


News

Thursday, December 4 2014

‘Foxcatcher’ director Bennett Miller examines real life

In three intense dramas, Bennett Miller has examined real life with pinpoint accuracy. In 2005 he made “Capote,” examining the moral costs of Truman Capote’s


Friday, November 14 2014

'Foxcatcher' Is a Gripping Story of Seduction, Rejection, and Murder

Foxcatcher is a brooding, particularly American horror story of seduction, rejection, betrayal and murder set in the under-the-radar world of Olympic wrestling. A despairing, intentionally


Thursday, May 22 2014

Cannes 2014: ‘Foxcatcher’ a true tale of betrayal, murder

CANNES, France — Outside the luxurious Carlton Hotel, a pair of genuine Soviet-made tanks with Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mel Gibson and Harrison Ford inside are


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