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Spy Game

Very good tension and drama, and more brains than your average Hollywood spy thriller —Marty Mapes (review...)

Redford plays the Spy Game

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Michael Mann

  • Blackhat (2015)

    Hemsworth wears a blackhat Review by Robert Denerstein: Bland performance and massive indifference: not one of Mann's best efforts

  • Collateral (2004)

    Cruise sees the peasants of L.A. as Collateral Review by Marty Mapes: There are two or three movies in Collateral, and they will appeal to different audiences

  • Ali (2001)

    Will Smith stings like Ali Review by Marty Mapes: How do you capture an entire life on two hours of film?

  • The Insider (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Crowe and Pacino with Mann's clockwork direction make The Insider a success at every level