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Rescue Dawn

Herzog's POW movie doesn't have swagger. It has bravery, cunning, and triumph, tempered by reality. —Marty Mapes (review...)

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Aaron Eckhart Hilary Swank, Delroy Lindo and Stanley Tucci

  • The Rum Diary (2011)

    Depp and Eckhart write The Rum Diary Review by Robert Denerstein: By now, debauchery modeled on Hunter S. Thompson has begun to feel old hat

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Rum Diary is a sweet spirit with subtle flavors.

  • Rabbit Hole (2010)

    Kidman and Eckhart want to jump through the Rabbit Hole Review by Marty Mapes: Deliberate emotional distance makes story of grief a hard sell

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Doesn't quite make the leap from stage to screen with all its power

  • The Dark Knight (2008)

    The Dark Knight returns Review by Matt Anderson: The Dark Knight returns and turns the genre on its head

  • Thank You for Smoking (2006)

    Mr. Butts would like to Thank You For Smoking Review by Matt Anderson: Skewers corporate America in a cute little satire. Too bad the ending simply blows smoke.

  • Suspect Zero (2004)

    Eckhart seeks Suspect Zero in Kingsley Review by Marty Mapes: Is it a masterpiece or a bore?

  • The Missing (2003)

    Even with Blanchett, something is Missing Review by Marty Mapes: Too cinematic to be genuine

  • The Core (2003)

    Star-Trek formulaic to The Core Review by Ryan Hurtig: Will the world be saved at the last second, by the narrowest of margins, against astronomical odds?

  • Possession (2002)

    Paltrow and Eckhart cooperate for Possession Review by Marty Mapes: A romantic drama that narrowly escapes the black hole of Labute's cynicism and sarcasm