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Thursday, September 1 2011

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - September 2011

September starts out with nearly 30 titles, including some Summer season leftovers (Shark Night 3D, Killer Elite), a few poorly timed temptations (Drive, 50/50) and at least two date hopping aesthetic question marks (The Debt, A Good Old Fashioned Orgy).


Reviews

Sunday, June 17 2012

Like Its Protagonist, ‘Machine Gun Preacher’ Is Flawed but Good

Machine Gun Preacher is better than its grindhouse title would suggest. It's a compelling, flawed film that Gerard Butler carries with his solid, searing performance.


Sunday, September 25 2011

'Machine Gun Preacher' Can't Stop Simplifying

That Sam's heroism is set in Sudan, where he's repeatedly surrounded by frightened black children and freedom fighters looking for organization, is only the first problem in Machine Gun Preacher.


News

Tuesday, September 27 2011

‘Machine Gun Preacher’: Guns, God and big boots to fill

TORONTO — A few years ago, director Marc Forster went to visit Sam Childers at his home in rural Central City, Pa., eager to learn about


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