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  • The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

    Carrell is simply Wonderstone Review by Matt Anderson: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone manages to pull just enough laughs out of its hat.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Conjures up some laughs, if nothing else

  • Stand Up Guys (2013)

    Three aging heavies are Stand Up Guys Review by Robert Denerstein: No movie starring Pacino, Walken and Arkin can be all bad -- and Stand Up Guys isn't

  • Argo (2012)

    Affleck directs Argo, twice Review by Matt Anderson: Falls short of being a great movie

    Review by Robert Denerstein: One of the year's best

    Review by Marty Mapes: It's okay to take a few liberties if you're telling a good story

  • City Island (2010)

    Garcia hides his hobby on City Island Review by Robert Denerstein: Not pretending to be more than an evening's entertaiment

  • Get Smart (2008)

    Carell Gets Smart with Hathaway Review by Matt Anderson: Don Adams' synapses actually fired on a different schedule; Carell simply goes through the motions

  • Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1993)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: David Mamet's screenplay is brutal and snappy, and the cast is an acting connoisseur's dream