The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - November 2011 | 15 Sep 2011 // 11:45 PM

Like the seminal song by Queen, November is "no time for losers" as the Oscar races heat up (J Edgar, The Descendants) and superficial fluff (Piranha 3DD, Tower Heist) becomes scarce.


'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1': Getting on with the Vampire Business | 17 Nov 2011 // 11:07 PM

Bella makes her way toward "the kingdom where nobody dies" by being rather ingeniously resilient, completely predictable and frustrating, punished and punishing. She's 18, again and still.


The 10 Insipid Things We Learn in 'The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1' | 17 Nov 2011 // 10:00 PM

It's time to end this entire Twilight twaddle, and here are ten reasons the phenomenon should go out with a chuckle, not a cheer.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

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"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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