The Ides of March

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - October 2011 | 9 Sep 2011 // 9:00 AM

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).


'The Ides of March' Is an Old Story, Retold Again | 7 Oct 2011 // 1:34 AM

In The Ides of March, Stephen's instruction is embodied, very literally, by a pretty young intern, a plot point who literally walks into frame carrying coffee.


Toronto International Film Festival 2011: 'The Ides of March' | 14 Sep 2011 // 6:00 AM

This dark, angry movie wants to be a smart, keep-you-guessing political thriller but winds up a wildly improbable and deeply cynical melodrama.


New on DVD: ‘Ides’ marches into January | 16 Jan 2012 // 11:35 PM

One of the best movies of 2011 was “The Ides of March,” and that alone should be reason enough to check it out on video Tuesday.

Politicians get into the act | 8 Nov 2011 // 7:35 AM

After watching the screwball comedy antics of the candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination, I’m beginning to believe there isn’t much difference between a campaign debate and a Hollywood press junket.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

READ the article