Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

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— James Cagney, Angels with Dirty Faces

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The Revenant

A grueling experience (and that's a compliment). —Matt Anderson (review...)

DiCaprio the Revenant

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  • Chappie (2015)

    Jackman partners with Chappie Review by Robert Denerstein: A robot with consciousness gets lost in a junkyard of a movie

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    McAvoy supports Scotland, or is that X-Men? Review by Robert Denerstein: If we have to have comic-book movies, they should all be this fun

    Review by Matt Anderson: Outclassed by First Class, Days of Future Past is a solid addition to the canon

  • Real Steel (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: The robots are fun, but the script never gets beyond cliches

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Real Steel is a grating, coldly calculated mix of elements.

  • Australia (2008)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Luhrmann makes sure every dollar -- American or Australian -- shows up onscreen

  • Scoop (2006)

    Jackman, Johansson and Allen get the Scoop Review by Matt Anderson: Woody Allen gets his wit back

  • X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

    X-Men make one Review by Matt Anderson: Fails to reach its lofty potential but it still serves as an entertaining diversion

  • X2: X-Men United (2003)

    X-Men blast back onto the screen Review by Ryan Hurtig: X2 will not disappoint anyone who enjoyed the first film

  • Kate and Leopold (2001)

    Meg Ryan dreams of Leopold Review by Marty Mapes: Kate & Leopold is the perfect film-product. Tastes great and won't go to your thighs.

  • Swordfish (2001)

    John Travolta's password is Swordfish Review by Marty Mapes: The explodin'est movie of the year

  • X-Men (2000)

    Patrick Stewart leads the X-Men Review by Marty Mapes: A summer comic book movie with a little extra

  • Butter

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Butter is best enjoyed with a grain of salt.