Gone Baby Gone

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007 | 10 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.

Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Female | 8 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

From the most sweetly nuanced performance of Jennifer Jason Leigh's career to Cate Blanchett's revelatory portrayal of Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, the women of 2007 were stellar.


Gone Baby Gone | 18 Oct 2007 // 9:49 PM

Part noir, part moralizing, and part urban-malaisey, the movie offers an assembly of seedy sorts who make Patrick's quest look increasingly hopeless but also ineffably gallant.


Ben Affleck directs new movie rather than stars in it | 19 Oct 2007 // 1:04 AM

When Ben Affleck took the recommendation of several friends and read Dennis Lehane's novel "Gone Baby Gone," he immediately started thinking about adapting it into

The up-and-coming Affleck: younger brother Casey, in 2 new films | 18 Oct 2007 // 10:56 PM

TORONTO -- Don't underestimate Casey Affleck, the reedy-voiced, baby-faced actor, who is younger brother to Ben. Like the character he plays in "Gone Baby Gone"

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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