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Thursday, January 10 2008

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007

From Julian Schnabel's artsy The Diving Bell and the Butterfly to the legendary Coen Brothers splendid adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men, PopMatters counts down the 30 best films of 2007.


Wednesday, May 2 2007

Monkey Business (Part 3: July)

Finally, a month with only one remaining series contender. All wizard based Potter-y aside, this will be the most tenuous time for the business called show. After a strong start, the eccentric collection of entertainments here could make or break this potentially record shattering motion picture season.


Reviews

Thursday, December 20 2007

The Simpsons Movie

The Simpsons Movie may be familiar, but it's bigger and visually richer than what we're used to, as well as funnier than many of the show's more recent episodes.


Thursday, July 26 2007

The Simpsons Movie

If you understand the Simpsons to be at once the most egregious and exemplary dysfunctional family in U.S. popular culture, Marge's stalwart strength isn't nearly so spectacular as Bart and Homer's bizarrely symphonic pandemonium.


Thursday, July 26 2007

The Simpsons Movie

After 18 years on the air and nearly 400 amazing episodes, The Simpsons Movie delivers the entertainment equivalent of a 90 minute greatest hits package.


News

Tuesday, August 7 2007

Woohoo! Satire seeing a revival

On the weekend of July 27-29, "The Simpsons Movie" grossed $74 million, the fifth-largest opening weekend of 2007. It was also the most surprising hit of the


Tuesday, July 31 2007

20 essential things I've learned from Homer Simpson

The time has come at last. This weekend, Americans stood in line, grabbed a tub of buttery popcorn, sat down in the dark and awaited


Sunday, July 29 2007

Creator as surprised as anyone by success of 'The Simpsons'

LOS ANGELES -- Matt Groening stopped by a Borders bookstore the other night and bought a CD of the 1967 album "The Who Sell Out." There


Thursday, July 26 2007

The voice of Bart Simpson says don't have a cow about the movie

"Their idea of a 10-year-old boy might be different from yours. But for that one, I gambled. One voice. I was hired on the spot."


Monday, July 23 2007

It's 'The Simpsons,' bigger than ever

"The Simpsons" is toweringly unsentimental, just as it can be ragingly silly, but its message -- and, yeah, there was always a message.


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