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Thursday, May 3 2012

Hot Stuff: The 2012 PopMatters Summer Movie Preview (August)

Bourne and a bunch of ancient action movie icons wrap up the annual popcorn movie march, not with a whimper, but (hopefully) with a box office bang.


Columns

Thursday, March 21 2013

Meryl Streep, Sex Goddess

Meryl Streep is portraying a string of desirous mammas, these days. In Mamma Mia, It's Complicated and Hope Springs, each of the leading ladies are mothers with grown children and a sexual appetite. A healthy one.


Reviews

Tuesday, August 7 2012

'Hope Springs' Eternal, and So Does Formula

While you can appreciate that Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones are the focus here, as opposed to playing the parents or employers of younger, superficial types, they end up in the same place as those younger types.


News

Monday, August 6 2012

Tommy Lee Jones: an actor who directs, lives on a cattle ranch, and chooses his words carefully

LOS ANGELES — Do they make men like Tommy Lee Jones anymore? Men who can rope a calf, direct a movie, and, you want to believe,


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