Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

" The only thing standing between you and a watery grave is your wits, and that’s not my idea of adequate protection "
— Humphrey Bogart, Beat the Devil

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Midnight in Paris

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  • Side Effects (2013)

    Law contemplates the Side Effects Review by Marty Mapes: Plot twists? Or lurches between genres?

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Soderbergh's latest (and possibly last) proves involving right until the penultimate act

  • The Legend of Zorro (2005)

    Review by Matt Anderson: A juvenile, but zippy, zinger

  • Ocean's Twelve (2004)

    Roberts and Clooney are a sixth of Ocean's Twelve Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest con is pulled on unsuspecting audiences being taken for a ride

  • The Terminal (2004)

    Hanks puts up for the night in The Terminal Review by Matt Anderson: Focuses on people, their interactions, and their inherent good

  • Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

    Clooney and Zeta-Jones inflict Intolerable Cruelty Review by Matt Anderson: The latest film from the Coen brothers is a viciously delightful parable

  • Chicago (2002)

    Zellweger, Gere, and Zeta-Jones add color to Chicago Review by Marty Mapes: A slew of great movies were released this month, but few have been as fun as Chicago

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: No doubt this DVD will be made obsolete down the road, when a more definitive edition is released

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Not a must-buy for owners of the original, but a better package than the previous release

  • America's Sweethearts (2001)

    America's Sweetheart John Cusack Review by Matt Anderson: A romantic comedy that has neither romance nor enough comedy

  • Traffic (2000)

    Dennis Quaid faces heavy Traffic Review by Marty Mapes: As tough, complex and involved as the drug war itself

  • Entrapment (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes