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Wednesday, January 10 2007

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006

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.


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Thursday, October 5 2006

The Departed (2006)

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


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Thursday, February 26 2015

10 Oscar Winners (and the Films They Should Have Won For)

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


Thursday, July 29 2010

I Do Know Jack. That's the Whole Problem!

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anywhere and everywhere, policing entrenched (sub)cultural boundaries seems a bit controversial, if not entirely outdated.


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Friday, April 2 2010

Foreign films don't tend to do well in the U.S., but Hollywood is happy to remake them

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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