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Part 5: Toy Story 2 to Titus (November - December 1999)

On this final day of PopMatters' 1999 overview, awards season hype gives way to pure acting prowess and definitive directorial flair.

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All Around the World: The Best International/Indie Films of 2007

Beginning and ending with the superlative filmmaking of Jia Zhang-ke, traversing the nooks and crannies of the globe, PopMatters presents the 20 best international and indie films of 2007.

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Fay Grim (2006)

Fay Grim is less concerned with the details of contemporary spy-craft and global deception than with broader moral questions.

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The Girl from Monday (2004)

In the film's America, the government has been replaced by an advertising firm.

Rob Horning
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The Venture Brothers

The boys are so moronic that it's hard to care what happens to them.

Michael Abernethy
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Teknolust (2002)

Tilda Swinton is perfectly suited to Leeson's cyberfeminist project.

Daniel Mudie Cunningham
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American Splendor (2003)

Is there a finer actor on the planet than Hope Davis?"

Cynthia Fuchs
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Sweet and Lowdown (1999)

Even though Sean Penn brings a phenomenally hysterical freshness to Emmett Ray (and he played a similarly mustachioed maniac in Hurly Burly, without the artistic genius), Sweet and Lowdown is familiar ground for Woody Allen, replete with his usual themes.

Josh Jones
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