THE POPCORN REEL film feature stories and reports 2008 archive

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December 31, 2008   Darren Aronofsky's Adventures In The Non-∏ Circle    http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/aronofsky.htm
 

December 29, 2008   In Admiration: Eartha Kitt   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/earthakitt.htm


December 23, 2008   For Viola Davis, There Is No Doubt   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/violadavis.htm


December 12, 2008   Jennifer Aniston's Non-Business Attire For GQ Magazine Next Month  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/aniston.htm


December 10, 2008  Clint Eastwood Can Walk On Water Without Getting Wet   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/clinteastwood.htm


December 9, 2008    Kate And Leo 11 Years Later, Post-"Titanic"  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/kateleo.htm


December 9, 2008  This Means Bridal War!  (At Least According To Anne Hathaway and Kate Hudson) 
http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/brideskateanne.htm


December 1, 2008  Well, When Mr. Frost Does It, That Means That It Is Not Illegal  
http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/marisatomei.htm


November 25, 2008  Polite Non-Contact Wrestling With Marisa Tomei  
http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/marisatomei.htm


November 16, 2008  Forty-Five Years Later After The Assassination, Oliver Stone's "JFK" Still Raises Questions  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/jfk45.htm


November 16, 2008 Najarra, Najarra!  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/najarra.htm


November 13, 2008  The "Milk" Movement Reignited For The 21st Century  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/milkmove.htm


November 9, 2008  You Know His Name.  And His Number.   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/bond007.htm


November 7, 2008  Samuel L. Jackson Is All Soul-ed Out


November 5, 2008  Hail To The Historical Chief: Barack Obama Elected The 44th President Of The U.S.


November 4, 2008   Not The Oscars But Predictions Nonetheless


October 29, 2008   Coming Very Soon: A Kevin Smith Movie, Where Porno Isn't Porn   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/zmporno.htm


October 26, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/obamapres.htm  An Endorsement: Barack Obama For President Of The United States Of America


October 23, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/offgen.htm  Re-Reintroducing The Indefatigable Traci Lords


October 14, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/offgen.htm  The Officer And The Gentleman


October 13, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/ostone.htm   Oliver Stone And The Kingdom Of The Cinematic Presidents


October 13, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/livediela.htm   Twenty-Three Years Later The Brilliance Of "To Live And Die In L.A." Remains


October 9, 2008    http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/electquest2.htm  Has The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Already Been Stolen?  (Part 2)


October 7, 2008      http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/electquest.htm  Has The 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Already Been Stolen?  (Part 1)


October 3, 2008       http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/imstupid.htm   The I'm With Stupid Nation


October 2, 2008      http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/juliemoore.htm  In The Land Of The Blind, This Two-Eyed Lady Is Queen


September 29, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/blindeagle.htm  "Blindness" and "Eagle Eye": Sight, Seen And Unseen, Taps Into The Uneasiness Of The Future


September 22, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/mystery.htm   So Just Why Is This Lady Smiling?


September 22, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/hurrah.htm   The Last Hurrah


September 21, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/eastwestpd.htm   Aged Cops, Cracked Up And Beyond Repair


September 21, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/freemore.htm   Michael Moore Slacks Off For Free


September 16, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/miraclelee.htm   Spike Lee, "Miracle" Worker


September 15, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/kerrywash.htm   The Acting Life As Kerry Washington's Golden Lakeview


September 3, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/deniropacino.htm   Together Again, And This Time The Big Screen Is Large Enough


September 2, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/alanball.htm   A Film With An Unspeakably Spoken Name Is Alan Ball's Latest Game


August 27, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/zeroes.htm   Super Heroes And Mega Zeroes: Leaders You May (Or May Not) Believe In


August 1, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/wreact.htm   Can You Say Anger?  Spell It "W."


July 28, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/tdkbox072808.htm   For The Dark Knight 314 Million Reasons To Smile (Or Joke)


July 23, 2008  The Twenty One Films To See This Fall  


July 21, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/kcostner.htm   Kevin Costner's Vote Counts Too


July 17, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/chiskies.htm   Chicago's Mayhem Gotham's Menace


July 15, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/batnolan.htm   Christopher Nolan's Bat Metrics


July 4, 2008    http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/americahq.htm   Essay: Is The End of America Around The Corner?


June 26, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/arquette.htm    David Arquette, Inspired By Painting Of Love And Longing


June 25, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/joliewanted.htm   Angelina Jolie, Wanted Yet Ubiquitous


June 17, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/seannwscott.htm    Seann William Scott's The Deputy (No Sheriffs Were Harmed)


June 17, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/willhanc.htm    Will Smith's Summer Badness


June 15, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/millerbros.htm    The Miller Brothers Salute Their Late Father On The Big Screen, With Ed Harris's Help


June 14, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/editharmoo.htm   In Memoriam: Good Night Mr. Russert, And Good Luck


June 13, 2008    http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/tedrocking.htm  Teddy Geiger Rocking Female Hearts Before "The Rocker" Rocks Audiences


June 12, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/chrisbell.htm   Chris Bell, Bigger, Stronger, Faster . . . And Wiser


June 12, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/berrygood.htm   Dressed Down For Berry Good Things


June 11, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/editharmoo.htm   When Harry Met Mookie


June 11, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/leon.htm    Leon's Undercover Brother


June 4, 2008    http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/lastnight.htm   Editorial: About Last Night


May 30, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/julierubio.htm  Julie Rubio's Murder Mystery, With Tasteful Sex To Whet Intellectual Appetites


May 27, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/sydneypollack.htm  Obituary: Sydney Pollack, Dead At Age 73


May 27, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/memorial08.htm   Memorial Day Weekend


May 27, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/editrectwo.htm   Editorial: "Recount", And Rewriting Reality, Pt. 2


May 24, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/editrecount.htm  Editorial: Recount, And Rewriting Reality, Pt. 1


May 22, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/recount2.htm    Eight Years Ago, In A Country Not So Far Away . . .


May 22, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/robinbronk.htm  Better Know Your Celebrity Politics, Says Robin Bronk


May 21, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/pickett.htm   Shepherding A Guilty (Or Not) Flock, Till Death Do They Part


May 21, 2008   http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/cannes61f.htm   Cannes Film Festival Day Six


May 16, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/cannes61b.htm   Cannes Film Festival Day Two
 

May 15, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/sunset08.htm   When The Sunset Isn't In The Sunset


May 15, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/cannes61a.htm   Cannes Film Festival Day One


May 14, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/karenallen.htm   The Man In The Fedora Hat Is Back, And So Is She -- 27 Years Later


May 13, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/perspectives.htm   Death Penalty And Debate, In Conjunction With A Film


May 12, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/sexcitygirls.htm   Those City Gals Of Love And Sex


May 10, 2008  http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/wstory.htm   Mr. President, I Presume?


May 7, 2008  Judge Juan and The Long Fight For Justice In Chile       http://www.popcornreel.com/htm/judgegeneral.htm

 

Anne Aghion's Ice Capades, April 30, 2008


Catherine Breillat, Enfant Terrible, and Proud Of It, April 28, 2008


News, Notes and Observations From Day Three of the 51st S.F. Film International Festival, April 27, 2008


Scott Hicks Plays A Spectrum of Complex Notes While Scaling An Unbreakable Glass Mountain Of Musicianship, April 26, 2008


Five Plus One = 51: For San Francisco, Film Festival International Has Lift Off, April 25, 2008


San Francisco's 51st International Film Festival Begins Tonight, April 24, 2008


Phil Donahue, Fighting The Fight Against An Unending Fight In Iraq, April 21, 2008


Have That Human Urge?  The Need To Feel?  Get On The List -- For Lust, Intrigue, Sex and Titillation -- But Beware, For "Deception" Is Around The Corner, April 17, 2008  (contains discreet nudity in large photo)
 

Karen Meredith, One of More Than 4,000 Mothers in the U.S. Feeling The Pain and Heartache of War, April 16, 2008


With Differing San Francisco Voices, A "Body" of Outrage During and After a Special Screening, April 16, 2008


Golden Glory For This Dynamic Duo, aka the Septuagenarian-Octogenarian Singing Sensations, April 13, 2008


Presidio's Serenity Hides But Doesn't Obscure Vibrant Film Society, April 10, 2008


Changes To Popcorn?, April 8, 2008


Popcorn Thoughts: The New Bad News Bears?, April 8, 2008


Spike Lee, Doing The American Thing: Speaking His Mind, April 1, 2008


Bob Cilman, Directing And Preaching To A Golden Choir, March 26, 2008


Stephen Walker, Directing The Young and Energetic at Heart, March 25, 2008


The Play's The Thing: Dennis Lehane's Live Leap Into Malicious, Murderous Hearts, March 24, 2008


A Political Fox Opines On Obama and Clinton, "Flying" By The Seat of Her Non-Political Pants, March 20, 2008


"I Mean, He Hired These Smart People.  Why Can't He Shut Up . . . Why Can't He Let Them Talk?", March 11, 2008


For Roger Donaldson, 1970's London is Money in the Film "Bank", March 6, 2008


Amidst a Vast Sea of Male Albatrosses, An Angry and Politicized Woman Soars, March 5, 2008


Ten Films You Must See In The Month Of March, March 3, 2008


A Popcorn Reel Satirical Short Story: George Clooney and the Kingdom of the Coveted Oscar, February 29, 2008


For "Old Men", Young Women and Oscar: Golden Glory, Emotion and 80 Ways To Say "Thank You", February 24, 2008


Acting, Architecture and Eating, Within Earshot of The Academy, February 23, 2008


 
Baby Business: The Cost of Being Born Free, February 14, 2008


On A Night Full Of Surprises, "Atonement" Wins Best Film at the British Academy Film Awards, February 11, 2008


Welcome Home, Margaret Avery, February 8, 2008


The Joy and Sunshine of Bianca, By Ms. Bryant, February 7, 2008


A Most-Entertaining Cedric-Martin Rivalry, February 2, 2008


The "Atonement" Dress Online Auction: Green in Look, with More of the Color to Come, February 1, 2008


On Its 75th Birthday, A Big Country for Screen Acting Legends, January 27, 2008


Dennis Dortch's "Good Day" Characters: Young, Gifted and Black, With Sex Appeal, January 24, 2008


The Sudan, Adoption, An Art Star and Controversy, January 24, 2008


How To Dance In the Sun When Snow Is All You Know, January 24, 2008


Bongiorno Heartbreak, Or Watch Out For That Giovanni Fella, January 23, 2008


A Quick Word With Sean Ellis, January 23, 2008


Park City: Where The Heat Isn't, January 23, 2008


In Utah, A Marvelous Time For A Sundance, January 14, 2008


At Least 27 Dresses, 10 Ladies, Lots of Phones and A Movie, January 11, 2008


Oh Villainy, Thy Name Is Man!, January 10, 2008


Denzel Washington Keeps Moving, January 1, 2008



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