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The Huntsman: Winter's War

Pairing Jessica Chastain with Chris Hemsworth makes for a surprising enchantment. —Matt Anderson (review...)

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Richard Linklater

  • Where'd You Go, Bernadette (2019)

    Where'd You Go, Bernadette Review by Matt Anderson: There's a documentary within the movie that's pure movie gold.

  • Boyhood (2014)

    Coltrane shows us his Boyhood Review by Robert Denerstein: An amazing, time-capsule-worthy portrait of boyhood

    Review by Marty Mapes: Linklater's bold experiment pays off

  • Bernie (2012)

    Black is Bernie Review by Robert Denerstein: A flower blooms in a Texas town -- his name is Bernie

  • A Scanner Darkly (2006)

    Reeves and Downey, Jr., see their lives through A Scanner Darkly Review by Marty Mapes: A wonderfully trippy movie, more about the drugs and paranoia than the plot

  • The Bad News Bears (2005)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Fails to rise above medium-to-low expectations, but it's not a huge mistake

  • Before Sunset (2004)

    Hawke and Delpy reunite Before Sunset Review by Marty Mapes: Romantic sequel hangs together for 80 minutes, and not just 3 minutes at a time

  • The School of Rock (2003)

    Dr. Jack Black, professor emeritus at The School of Rock Review by Marty Mapes: It's a formula-driven movie, but it becomes irresistably fun

  • Tape (2001)

    Ethan Hawke is caught on Tape Review by Marty Mapes: Good acting is vital in this type of movie. Hawke and Leonard have good intensity and concentration.

  • Waking Life (2001)

    The ongoing Wow is happening in Waking Life Review by Marty Mapes: Linklater deserves many congratulations and possibly a few awards.

    Review by Richard Sharp

  • The Newton Boys (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Suburbia (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Linklater walks to first in this college-party movie