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Robert Redford

  • A Walk in the Woods (2015)

    Redford goes for A Walk in the Woods Review by Matt Anderson: A Walk in the Woods has too many raisins in its trail mix.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Follows a trail of second-rate material

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

    Captain America meets Winter Soldier Review by Robert Denerstein: Gives an adult tilt to the Marvel Comics world

    Review by Matt Anderson: Sequel starts hot but ends cold.

  • All is Lost (2013)

    For Redford, All is Lost Review by Marty Mapes: Redford sails alone, but no man is an island

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Can resourcefulness conquer bad luck?

  • The Conspirator (2011)

    Wright's Conspirator defended by McAvoy Review by Marty Mapes: An interesting untold story from American history gets the made-for-TV treatment

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Conspirator is an extremely well-crafted court drama.

  • The Clearing (2004)

    Dafoe takes his hostage to The Clearing Review by Marty Mapes: Competent, but not brilliant, kinapping tale has a great cast

  • Spy Game (2001)

    Redford plays the Spy Game Review by Marty Mapes: Very good tension and drama, and more brains than your average Hollywood spy thriller

  • The Last Castle (2001)

    Redford is king of The Last Castle Review by Marty Mapes: Redford's face is creased like a map, but he still has the body and the presence of a movie star

  • The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

    Will Smith as Bagger Vance Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Horse Whisperer (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Natural (1984)

    Robert Redford is a Natural DVD review by Matt Anderson: 23 years later, surprise! There's a director's cut, and it's good. The changes are not trivial.

  • Three Days of the Condor (1975)

    Redford dishes out Three Days of the Condor DVD review by Marty Mapes: Has a dose of camp that might not have been intended 30 years ago