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.

Monkey Business (Part 2: June) | 1 May 2007 // 4:59 PM

Apparently, as the sun's strongest rays finally settle over the movie going public, sequels are the remedy to cool down an overheated demographic. This month alone holds five examples of such redux refreshment. The rest of the choices are a variety pack of genres, ideas and possibilities.


Ratatouille | 26 Nov 2007 // 3:00 PM

Ratatouille is wholesome entertainment that everyone's going to be happy with because it pulls off the feat of managing to be hilarious and engaging while offending pretty much nobody.

Ratatouille (2007) | 29 Jun 2007 // 1:00 AM

Like the gourmet food it so exquisitely renders, one fears that the sensational Ratatouille will end up being a decidedly acquired commercial taste.


Stand-up comic rats on the making of 'Ratatouille' | 1 Jul 2007 // 9:05 PM

Unlike his namesake, Patton Oswalt is an unlikely candidate for military glory. Then again, Oswalt is not a retired Marine colonel like his father, who

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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