The Simpsons Movie

A Gallery of Good Works: The Best Films of 2007 | 10 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM

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.

Monkey Business (Part 3: July) | 2 May 2007 // 6:00 PM

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.


The Simpsons Movie | 20 Dec 2007 // 3:58 PM

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.

The Simpsons Movie | 26 Jul 2007 // 9:32 PM

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.


Woohoo! Satire seeing a revival | 7 Aug 2007 // 9:56 PM

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

20 essential things I've learned from Homer Simpson | 31 Jul 2007 // 10:36 PM

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

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Robert DeLong Upgraded for 'In the Cards' (Rough Trade Photos + Tour Dates)

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"Robert DeLong ups his musical game with his new album In the Cards and his live show gets a boost too.

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