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Tuesday, August 10 2010

Mama's Gun: Melissa Leo Works Hard for the Money

PopMatters talks to Melissa Leo about her Academy Award nominated work in Frozen River and one of our top performance picks this time around, as well as her appearance in HBO's Treme.


Thursday, January 15 2009

The New Classics - The 30 Best Films of 2008

Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.


Tuesday, January 13 2009

Tough and Tender - The Top 20 Female Performances of 2008

Twenty talented ladies, 20 performances worthy of multiple little gold men. Unfortunately, as in all years, someone has to come out on top. But after looking over this impressive list, picking the preeminent turn of 2008 seems almost impossible.


Columns

Thursday, September 18 2008

The Cold Season

Just when you start worrying about the state of American movies, and wondering whether the business is going to swandive into irrelevance, along comes something as vital and jolting as Frozen River.


Reviews

Monday, February 9 2009

Frozen River

By the time there’s a crack in the river, it’s clear that something has to give in both Ray and Lila’s lives.


Thursday, July 31 2008

Frozen River

Too often burdened by its own symbolism, Frozen River is buoyed by Melissa Leo's nuanced performance.


News

Sunday, February 15 2009

Melissa Leo is all dressed up, for a change — and with some place to go

The decades of "dressing down" have finally paid off for Melissa Leo. Now she gets to dress up for one big night. A woman who


Monday, February 9 2009

Odd little tale sneaks in a bit of a thriller

Oscar voters may have made some boneheaded decisions with this year's batch of Oscar nominees - like ignoring "The Dark Knight" as a Best Picture


Monday, February 9 2009

‘Miracle at St. Anna,' ‘Frozen River' two of 2008's best

Two of the most powerful films of 2008, movies that stay with you long after their final credits roll by, are out this week on DVD.


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