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If she lived in another movie, you'd almost feel sorry for Hannah (Michelle Monaghan). But she's trapped in the execrable Made of Honor, which insists that she behave nearly as inanely as her two suitors.

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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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The film's strength lies in its poetic inclinations, its meditation on the ways that money, politics, and fear shape moral choices.

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Sometimes, the written word can be far more evocative than the most memorable motion picture. Such is the case with John Cheever's classic short story about alienation amongst the sun-drenched swimming pools of suburbia.

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The Interpreter (2005)

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