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" Years of insanity have made you crazy "
— Jack Lemmon, Out to Sea

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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...)

Murray lives the Life Aquatic

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Cameron Crowe

  • Aloha (2015)

    Review by Marty Mapes: If Crowe hadn't tried to do so much it might have been more enjoyable

  • Elizabethtown (2005)

    Bloom and Dunst live it up in Elizabethtown Review by Marty Mapes: Story doesn't have an arc so much as a winding S-curve

  • Vanilla Sky (2001)

    Cruise and Cruz against a Vanilla Sky Review by Matt Anderson: Vanilla Sky ratchets up the tension as reality and fantasy blur together.

  • Almost Famous (2000)

    Patrick Fugit is Almost Famous Review by Matt Anderson: A movie with heart, one of the best of 2000

    DVD review by Risë Keller: Director Cameron Crowe extends his autobiographical homage to 70s rock

  • Jerry Maguire (1996)

    Review by Marty Mapes