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On Truth and Dark Turns in 'Tickled'

The tickling wormhole seems to be getting deeper...

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'Alpha' Female: An Interview With Actress Serafita Grigoriadou

A sweeping, mythological epic of dreams and nightmares, Alpha introduces one of Greek cinema's newest and most entrancing actresses.

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'33 Postcards' Is a Classic Coming-of-Age Tale

Chinese orphan Mei-Mei and her Australian sponsor, Dean Randall, have communicated throughout postcards for years. When Mei-Mei visits Australia with the children's choir she helps direct, she discovers the truth about her sponsor and even more about herself.

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The PopMatters Summer Movie Preview - May 2013

Within the first two weeks of the 2013 summer season, we'll see two of the most highly anticipated releases of the year. We'll also get more Hangover, some F. Scott Fitzgerald, and the (hopeful) return of M. Night Shyamalan to the ranks of legitimate filmmaker.

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On 'Cloud Atlas' Nine

Thanks to the mystery and promises from the filmmakers themselves, Cloud Atlas has already started to feel like an event.

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The Running Sham: Trailering 'The Hunger Games'

Having a lot of potential is one thing. The Hunger Games has more than high hopes to overcome if it wants to be more than a well-made memory of the books.

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10 for '11: The Best Trailers for Upcoming Films

The 10 trailers you don't want to miss for what's left of 2011. Forget Tosh.0’s YouTube videos -- these are the ideal form of two-minute entertainment.

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The All-Sex Hex: Why Olivia Wilde Deserves More Credit

Now that Olivia Wilde has put rumors of a turbulent post-divorce love life to bed by revealing a "no sex hex" on her new home, it's confront the all-sex hex that has plagued valuations of her acting.

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Spoilage

Hollywood has defended (the practice of trailer spoilers), arguing that fans want to know the basics of their upcoming experience, and giving away "some" details allows them to make a more informed decision.

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Was Megan Fox Right? The Women of 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon'

Transformers: Dark of the Moon is another exercise in the one-dimensional portrayal of women for Michael Bay.

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Seeing 'Green'...

The best preview of 2011, hands down...

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You Must Be "Kidding": The 'Real Steel' Trailer

Real Steel appears to be Michael Bay by way of Mattel, a console title waiting for IGN and Attack of the Show to sing its replay value praises.

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The Mother of All Evil: The Two 'Mother's Day' Films

If you’ve seen Charles Kaufman’s Mother’s Day, you know that loving mothers come in many forms. Now, Darren Lynn Bousman comes with a remake of the 1980 cult classic. A lot less scary, but still, not all moms will appreciate a ticket to the movie theater.

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Actresses Shining Behind The Cameras

Many columns have been devoted to the successful transitions of actors such as Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck from acting into directing, but who are some of the women that have excelled behind the camera?

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Goodbye Michael. Hello Cal?

As Michael Scott fades into reruns, can Steve Carell continue his climb to movie star status?

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The Many Faces of Rutger Hauer

Hauer’s entire career is characterized by elusiveness; it is impossible to pinpoint him on genre, type of character, or the scale or format of the productions he stars in, and this is what makes his oeuvre so exciting. Also in 2011.

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The 10 Most Anticipated Films of Spring 2011

Ten movies we are looking forward to before the Hollywood Summer Hype Machine goes into overdrive.

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Super Spots or Big Blunders

A lot of production, distribution, and marketing companies spent a lot of time and a lot of money to air ads for movies that are six months away. Which ones will make them a lot of money instead of costing exactly that?

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Whatever Simon Says

Simon Pegg. Nick Frost. Together, they're pretty much unstoppable.

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PREVIEW: Lars von Trier's 'Antichrist'

A glimpse into director Lars von Trier's most-talked about film to date.

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