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William H. Macy

  • The Sessions (2012)

    Hawkes looks forward to The Sessions Review by Marty Mapes: Survival isn't enough. Acceptance isn't enough. Mark needs fulfillment.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Sex & a very singular man

  • He Was a Quiet Man (2007)

    Slater was a quiet man Review by Marty Mapes: Occasionally works as a black comedy, but there's nothing real or true in it

  • Wild Hogs (2007)

    Three middle-aged guys drag their Wild Hogs across country Review by Matt Anderson: A middle-brow crowd pleaser that keeps the laughs flowing steadilyy before taking a goofy detour

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The movie manages to stay on course but the DVD's extra features are road kill

  • Thank You for Smoking (2006)

    Mr. Butts would like to Thank You For Smoking Review by Matt Anderson: Skewers corporate America in a cute little satire. Too bad the ending simply blows smoke.

  • The Cooler (2003)

    Macy chills in The Cooler Review by Matt Anderson: The story is in turns dramatic, humorous, romantic, and violent, very violent

  • Seabiscuit (2003)

    Jeff Bridges smiles at Seabiscuit Review by Risë Keller: Seabiscuit is slow out of the gate and often seems to plod predictably along

  • Jurassic Park III (2001)

    William H. Macy has a walk in Jurassic Park III Review by Scott Poston: Jurassic Park is leaner and meaner without Spielberg

  • State and Main (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Mamet's screwball comedy with W.H. Macy as a film director

  • Mystery Men (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • A Civil Action (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes