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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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  • Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

    Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Review by Matt Anderson: Angelina Jolie owns the screen when Maleficent enters the room.

  • People Like Us (2012)

    Wilde and Pine are just People Like Us Review by Robert Denerstein: We've been here a hundred times before

  • Dark Shadows (2012)

    Depp hides in the Dark Shadows Review by Matt Anderson: Dark Shadows is simply a disappointing misfire.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Visually elaborate, but dramatically flat

  • Stardust (2007)

    DVD review by Andrea Birgers: Subplots nearly overwhelm the story but they add spice to the heroes’ journey to happily ever after

  • White Oleander (2002)

    Pfeiffer and Lohman live among the White Oleander Review by Marty Mapes: In spite of script flaws, it may be one of the best studio films of the year

  • What Lies Beneath (2000)

    Harrison Ford ponders What Lies Beneath Review by Marty Mapes: Zemeckis settles for cheap frights instead of soul-chilling insights

  • One Fine Day (1996)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

  • The Family

    Review by Matt Anderson: Entertaining but only in fits and starts.