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Wednesday, January 18 2012

Movies 2011: Out of the Past

Super 8, The Muppets, and some of the other great movies of 2011 owe plenty to movies of the past. And they pull off a neat trick too: they're as vivid and delightful as your memories of those movies.


Monday, January 16 2012

The Best Female Film Performances of 2011

It was a monumental year for women in film as our selections for 2011's best female performances indicate... over and over and over again.


Thursday, September 22 2011

The PopMatters Fall Movie Preview - December 2011

If we are to believe history, the majority of this year's Best Picture Nominees will come from among this eclectic list, featuring two films from the great Steven Spielberg.


Reviews

Wednesday, April 4 2012

Charlize Theron's Controlled, Razor-Fanged Performance in 'Young Adult'

Young Adult is as cynical and sad about the idea of nostalgia for teenage years as Juno was sweetly nostalgic about the ways that you can define yourself at that age.


Thursday, December 8 2011

'Young Adult' Is Jason Reitman's Most Grownup Film Yet

In Young Adult, the question is not whether the tightly wound Mavis will snap, but when and how destructively.


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