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Sunday, January 27 2013

The Best Films of 2012

From popcorn perfection to animation experimentation, foreign finesse and good old Hollywood hokum, 2012 delivered the shiny cinematic goods and then some. Here are our choices for the titles that took on the challenge, and won.


Tuesday, May 1 2012

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

June arrives on full film fire, with a new one from Pixar, a look at a Presidential monster killer, and Ridley Scott's return to a certain extraterrestrial franchise...


Reviews

Thursday, June 28 2012

'Take This Waltz': Sarah Polley's Second Film is a Slow Pleasure

In Take This Waltz, the conflict that develops is not between Lou and Margot, but within her.


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Wednesday, December 19 2012

Best Actress, Michelle Williams in 'Take This Waltz'

While everyone else is tripping on Kathryn Bigelow's art-house-cum-action acid, I was content to take a downer and mellow out. And then I looked at Michelle Williams and woke up.


Friday, June 29 2012

‘Take This Waltz’: The Rites of Summer

Sarah Polley’s passion-drunk film about a summertime flirtation is a lovesick daze of lust and pain and regret.


Thursday, September 15 2011

Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'Take This Waltz'

Take This Waltz is set in Polley's native Toronto and it makes wide use of that city's funky west end for its locations and local musicians for its score (a real treat for this Torontonian).


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