Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

" Nobody tosses a dwarf "
— John Rhys-Davies, Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

MRQE Top Critic

Midnight in Paris

Allen and Wilson dip their toes into the golden age —Marty Mapes (review...)

Sponsored links

Tim Roth

  • Selma (2014)

    Oyelowo and Ejogo get ready for Selma Review by Robert Denerstein: A stirring moment for civil rights, and one of the year's best

  • Arbitrage (2012)

    Gere enters Arbitrage Review by Robert Denerstein: A tense, well-acted debut from Nicholas Jarecki

  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)

    The Hulk's temper is Incredible Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest bummer is the computer-generated Hulk himself; he simply ain't believable

  • Don't Come Knocking (2006)

    Shepard comes knocking in Butte, MT Review by Marty Mapes and Matt Anderson: A spirited black comedy/western/road movie

  • The Beautiful Country (2005)

    Vietnamese emigrants leave The Beautiful Country Review by Marty Mapes: The graceful arcs of character and plot make it an effective emotional film

  • Dark Water (2005)

    Connelly and Gade check for Dark Water Review by Matt Anderson: While it doesn't overflow with ghostly thrills, there are still plenty of goose bumps to be had

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Dark Water benefits from the intimacy of the home theater experience.

  • Silver City (2004)

    Chris Cooper runs for office in Silver City Review by Marty Mapes: Characters inhabit different movies, and the trademark Sayles complexity seems forced, not organic

  • Invincible (2002)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The true story of a Jewish strongman who became a symbol of Aryan power and glory

  • The Musketeer (2001)

    Tim Roth vows to slay The Musketeer Review by Marty Mapes: One great action sequence, too much bad dialogue

  • Planet of the Apes (2001)

    Chimps in charge of the Planet of the Apes Review by Scott Poston: Not bad, if only the original weren't so much better

  • Gridlock'd (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes