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The Best Films of 2010 | 11 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Among this year's winners include a fake documentary, a comedy about Jihad, a vampire story NOT dealing with tacky tween romance, a haunting hillbilly noir, and an elegant tale about clones. Not necessarily the usual cinematic suspects.

The Best Independent / International Films of 2010 | 2 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters launches our six-day look at 2010's best film, TV and DVDs by spotlighting the 25 best indie and international films of the year, highlighted by a host of superb documentaries, a stellar film from China and one of the finest works of "hillbilly noir" ever.


'Henry's Crime' is a Crime of Omission | 18 Sep 2011 // 4:59 PM

Hardly anybody saw Henry's Crime in theaters, but this little film is perfect for home viewing.

'The Kids Are All Right' Brims With the Beauty and Wonder of Normalcy | 14 Nov 2010 // 4:00 PM

Hollywood’s family films are rarely credited for understated and incisive observations on domestic relations. It is, therefore, such a relief that Lisa Cholodenko’s (High Art, Laurel Canyon) latest does not yield to either temptation.


Finally Getting It? The 2011 Oscar Nominations | 25 Jan 2011 // 3:50 AM

The 2011 Oscar Nominations, with indications that, for once, the Academy might have figured out what truly was/is the Year's Best.

A Bunch of Blu 5 | 21 Nov 2010 // 9:00 PM

On the high-def agenda this time around: The Last Airbender, Salon Kitty, The Wiz, Charlie St. Cloud, and The Kids Are All Right.


The Oscars: Fresh story ideas a tough sell in Hollywood | 23 Feb 2011 // 2:30 AM

LOS ANGELES — David Seidler first sparked to the idea of writing a movie about the life of King George VI in 1980. A stutterer himself, he

''The Kids Are All Right' producer enjoys Oscar race | 10 Feb 2011 // 3:22 AM

DETROIT — Gary Gilbert says he didn't foresee during the making of "The Kids Are All Right" that the film would get several Academy Award nominations

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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