The Departed
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The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 | 10 Jan 2007 // 3:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.

//Reviews

The Departed (2006) | 5 Oct 2006 // 9:00 PM

The Departed's understanding of identity is deeply rooted in place and culture -- South Boston, Irish Catholicism, masculine rituals.

//Blogs

10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For) | 26 Feb 2015 // 5:59 AM

Sometimes, the Academy Awards a consolation prize of sorts for getting it wrong in a previous year. Here are 10 examples of this phenomenon.

I Do Know Jack. That's the Whole Problem! | 29 Jul 2010 // 1:01 AM

In an age when so many of us rip music in order to store it on various mobile devices that can be transported anywhere and everywhere, policing entrenched (sub)cultural boundaries seems a bit controversial, if not entirely outdated.

//News

Foreign films don't tend to do well in the U.S., but Hollywood is happy to remake them | 2 Apr 2010 // 6:00 AM

Hollywood loves foreign-language films — as long as it doesn't have to release them. American studios, producers and filmmakers are pursuing remakes of several prominent foreign

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Call For Papers: Celebrating Star Trek's 50th Anniversary

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"To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hit franchise, PopMatters seeks submissions about Star Trek, including: the TV series, from The Original Series (TOS) to the highly anticipated 2017 new installment; the films, both the originals and the J.J. Abrams reboot; and ancillary materials such as novelizations, comic books, videogames, etc.

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