Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

" It’s lonely being a cannibal — tough making friends "
— Jeffrey Jones, Ravenous

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic becomes more dear and more impressive the more you learn about it —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

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  • Milk (2008)

    Penn toasts with Champagne and Milk Review by Marty Mapes: Much like the documentary that went before; Penn's performance makes the remake worthwhile

  • Last Days (2005)

    Pitt's Last Days are a lot like Cobain's Review by Risë Keller: Oppressive dreariness permeates the hour-and-a-half stumble toward death

  • Tarnation (2004)

    Review by Risë Keller: The magic of this no-budget autobiography is in revelations of sweetness amidst life's damage

  • Gerry (2003)

    Damon and Affleck Gerry their hike DVD review by Marty Mapes: Minimalist film begs for a DVD full of extra features, but this release is as sparse as the movie.

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Finding Forrester (2000)

    Review by Matt Anderson

  • Psycho (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Good Will Hunting (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes