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Sunday, January 5 2014

The Best Films of 2013

After a shaky start, 2013 ended up a stellar cinematic year, covering subjects as varied as young love, '70s (and '80s and '90s) con men, our country's horrific history of slavery, and perhaps most importantly, giant robots battling equally elephantine alien monster.


Friday, December 6 2013

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2013

Like a great battle, or a criminal desperately trying to avoid capture, Hollywood breaks out the big guns this month, giving us new efforts from Martin Scorsese, David O. Russell, the Coen Brothers, and Spike Jonze, along with the typical mainstream holiday fare.


Reviews

Tuesday, March 11 2014

There's Uncompromising Orneriness 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

Llewyn doesn't look like a nice guy: he specializes in unsmiling bumbling coupled with prickly stubbornness. Yet he becomes oddly endearing, oddly fast.


Friday, December 6 2013

'Inside Llewyn Davis' Is a Wintry Odyssey

The Coens appear to be back in Barton Fink mode, setting up a straw man whose creative arrogance ensures that he won’t see a moment’s happiness from his work.


Blogs

Friday, November 22 2013

'Inside Llewyn Davis' is a Musical Mobius Strip

As yet another brilliant example of the Coen Brothers period expertise, Inside Llewyn Davis captures the near-dawn of the Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene with all the accuracy of a half-remembered dream.


News

Sunday, January 5 2014

It’s the Music That Moves ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

One of the most beguiling folk records of the year has the bonus of ferrying along a Joel and Ethan Coen plot line. The songs


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