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

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  • Quartet (2012)

    Hoffman directs a Quartet Review by Robert Denerstein: Plays nice -- too nice

  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2008)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Thankfully an artist, Julian Schnabel, is at the helm, rather than a cheerleader

  • Being Julia (2004)

    Review by Marty Mapes: One of the best movies from this year's Telluride Film Festival

  • The Statement (2004)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Has the right spirit of tension, Europe-hopping, espionage, and double-crosses

  • The Pianist (2002)

    Adrien Brody hides in Warsaw as The Pianist Review by Marty Mapes: The horror is so inhuman, yet so commonplace, that we think we must be dreaming