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Sunday, January 22 2012

The 40 Best Films of 2011

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.


Monday, January 16 2012

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


Thursday, January 12 2012

The Best Indie / International Films of 2011

The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.


Friday, September 9 2011

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - October 2011

With Award Season in sight, October offers up the last of the should-have-been-summer blockbusters (Real Steel, Anonymous), a few indie darlings (Like Crazy, Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene), and the usual dose of All Hallow's Eve tie-ins (Red State, Paranormal Activity 3).


Reviews

Wednesday, March 28 2012

Clever Manipulation: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'

Although she escaped physically, Martha remains trapped by her past experiences and can’t sever the connection.


Friday, October 21 2011

'Martha Marcy May Marlene' Conveys the Limits of What You Can Know

With one tight frame after another -- faces close up and figures murky underwater, events viewed through windows and doorways -- Martha Marcy May Marlene conveys the limits of what you can know.


Blogs

Thursday, September 15 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'Martha Marcy May Marlene'

An exquisite, terrifying, and marvelously vertiginous film, Martha Marcy May Marlene is my favourite movie of the Festival, and may stand up as my favourite picture of the year.


News

Monday, February 20 2012

DVD releases: Life learned along ‘The Way’

Two films that had limited play top this week’s DVDs releases. “The Way,” Grade A-minus: Emilio Estevez has written, produced and directed a modern


Friday, December 2 2011

Getting an ‘A’ for ambiguity

It’s no exaggeration to say people went nuts over Michael Haneke’s 2005 thriller, “Caché.” Steeped in paranoia and cloaked in enigma, the film centered


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