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Sundance 2018: ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ + ‘Leave No Trace’

Directors Granik and Morano explore the tenuous bonds that connect us to society and the repercussions of tearing them apart.

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Part 4: All About My Mother to Sleepy Hollow (October - November 1999)

Outsiders and oddballs make up Part Four's formidable filmmakers, an idiosyncratic collection of dreamers and visionaries.

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3:10 to Yuma

As a genre piece, Mangold’s remake satisfies the requisite clichés (sweeping desert vistas, corseted women, ample gunplay), but not much else.

Jarrett Berman
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Performance Art: The Best Acting of 2007 - Male

From the tender and eerie precision of Sam Riley's depiction of Joy Division singer Ian Curtis in Control to yet another superlative performance by Daniel Day-Lewis in There Will Be Blood, PopMatters highlights the best male actors of 2007.

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30 Days of Night

The most impressive effect in 30 Days of Night is Danny Huston's haircut.

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3:10 to Yuma

All the men in this movie think they're doing the right thing, no matter how unhinged their actions may look.

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Alpha Dog (2006)

The film identifies a limited range of possible "reasons" for the murder, most having to do with ignorance, by the victim, the aggressors, the parents, and the 30 some "witnesses," numbered on screen.

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X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

It's a superhero movie, so all these choices involve massive destruction -- buildings disintegrating, fireballs flying, bodies detonating.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Hostage (2005)

More disturbingly, Hostage is about the failure of certainty.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Hostage (2005)

The crisis begins with a clash between rich people and a trio of conventionally coded 'delinquents'.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Punisher (2004)

It is a revenge story, and while we shy away from revenge as a valid motive, at least we still understand it.

Stephen Rauch
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The Punisher (2004)

Ungainly and grim, the movie is loaded with comic-book heroic clichés and explosive effects.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Northfork (2003)

Challenges U.S. myths of enduring national identity, corporate good will, and westward-ho expansions.

Cynthia Fuchs
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