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  • The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

    Mirren makes the Hundred-Foot Journey Review by Robert Denerstein: Doesn't show enough vitality, in spite of a good cast

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Hundred-Foot Journey is a sweet little treat.

  • Salmon Fishing In The Yemen (2012)

    Blunt and McGregor go Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Review by Matt Anderson: The agile leads are forced to swim upstream when it comes to the romantic entanglements.

    Review by Marty Mapes: Crowd-pleaser has its charm

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Fishing for romance in an unlikely spot

  • Casanova (2005)

    Ledger loves 'em as Casanova Review by Marty Mapes: Those who grew up with Three's Company reruns will recognize the story

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: A nice looking, but shallow, bit of fluff

  • The Shipping News (2001)

    Kevin Spacey tells Julianne Moore the Shipping News Review by Marty Mapes: Lasse Hallstrom's tone poem on the lonely houses, rocky points, and foggy seas of Newfoundland

  • The Cider House Rules (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

    The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Review by Matt Anderson: It's all as mechanical as the tin soldiers featured in the climactic War of the Realms.