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— Marilyn Monroe, Some Like It Hot

MRQE Top Critic

The Clay Bird

The best description of the color and imagery in this film is "dazzling" —John Adams (DVD review...)

The Clay Bird is earthbound, but hopeful

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    Evans and Downey fight a Civil War Review by Robert Denerstein: Opposing groups of Avengers square off in the latest movie from the Marvel Comics storehouse

    Review by Matt Anderson: The second half of this popcorn flick is nearly perfect summer movie magic.

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  • Into the Wild (2007)

    Hirsch faces Into the Wild Review by Matt Anderson: Free spirit opposed to injustice? Or freeloader and flake among the college-age granola set?

  • A History of Violence (2005)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Small-town stereotypes detract from a well-made point by director Cronenberg

  • The Village (2004)

    Shyamalan tries to outsmart the Village Review by Matt Anderson: Not clever enough to stay a mystery much past the film's opening sequences

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Each new release of the Touchstone Vista Series seems to be less and less spectacular

  • Tuck Everlasting (2002)

    Bledel and Jackson liven up Tuck Everlasting Review by Marty Mapes: Only minor saving graces adorn this simple, sparse, and boring tale

  • Changing Lanes (2002)

    Affleck wishes he weren't Changing Lanes Review by Marty Mapes: Sometimes God likes to put two guys in a paper bag and just let 'em rip

  • One True Thing (1998)

    Review by Andrea Birgers