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  • Fences (2016)

    Washington builds theatrical Fences Review by Robert Denerstein: Theatrical power build's Washington's take on Fences

  • Blackhat (2015)

    Hemsworth wears a blackhat Review by Robert Denerstein: Bland performance and massive indifference: not one of Mann's best efforts

  • Get On Up (2014)

    Boseman Gets On Up Review by Robert Denerstein: Chadwick Boseman gives one of the year's most compelling performances

  • Ender's Game (2013)

    Butterfield plays Ender's Game Review by Robert Denerstein: A game played mostly on the surface

    Review by Matt Anderson: Ender’s Game is a cut above the typical sci-fi spectacle.

  • The Help (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Viola Davis gives an outstanding performance, but the adaptation lacks bite

  • Solaris (2002)

    Clooney investigates the moral landscape of Solaris Review by Marty Mapes: Solaris is very good, but perhaps only for pensive audiences