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Fury

An important milestone in the career of one of the great directors of silent and sound cinema —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Spencer Tracy feels Fritz Lang's Fury

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  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

    Venom: Let There Be Carnage Review by Matt Anderson: Turns out, this one's a throwback to the days when comic book movies were quickly dismissed as junk.

  • Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)

    Zombieland: Double Tap Review by Matt Anderson: It's one of those listless sequels that takes time to find its story and direction.

  • Out of the Furnace (2013)

    Bale can't drive Out of the Furnace Review by Robert Denerstein: Intense acting doesn't save Furnce from the fires

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

    Lawrence hopes the world Catches Fire Review by Robert Denerstein: More (and better) Hunger Games

    Review by Matt Anderson: The uninitiated still won't feel the heat.

  • Seven Psychopaths (2012)

    Rockwell is just one of Seven Psychopaths Review by Robert Denerstein: One psychopath too many?

    Review by Marty Mapes: McDonagh manages to have it both ways

  • The Hunger Games (2012)

    Lawrence plays The Hunger Games Review by Robert Denerstein: Not as good as the book, but The Hunger Games has lots to recommend it

    Review by Matt Anderson: Some antacid is needed to ease the digestion

  • Rampart (2012)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Another bad cop on the road to ruin

  • Friends with Benefits (2011)

    Kunis and Timberlake are Friends with Benefits Review by Robert Denerstein: Timberlake and Kunis generate some chemistry, but it's mostly wasted in this R-rated bauble

  • The Messenger (2009)

    Foster and Harrelson are the Messengers Review by Robert Denerstein: Soldiers are asked to suppress emotion in the face of excruciating pain

  • 2012 (2009)

    Harrelson prophesizes destruction in 2012 Review by Robert Denerstein: When it comes to global mayhem, Emmerich doesn't disappoint, but 2012 is too long

  • Zombieland (2009)

    Eisenberg and Harrelson go on down to Zombieland Review by Robert Denerstein: Has some comic kick and doesn't feel the need to impress you with its hipness

  • Transsiberian (2008)

    Harrelson rides the Transsiberian express DVD review by Marty Mapes: Effective thriller in the Hitchcock vein

  • A Scanner Darkly (2006)

    Reeves and Downey, Jr., see their lives through A Scanner Darkly Review by Marty Mapes: A wonderfully trippy movie, more about the drugs and paranoia than the plot

  • A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

    Reilly sings cowboy songs on A Prairie Home Companion Review by Marty Mapes: The movie is as enjoyable as the broadcast, and it's cheaper than going to a live show

  • North Country (2005)

    Theron brings power to miners in the North Country Review by Marty Mapes: A strong film with much to recommend it, even if we've seen the same movie before

  • She Hate Me (2004)

    Mackie stars in two movies (or more) in She Hate Me Review by Marty Mapes: Seems like the ramblings of an insulated, precocious teenager

  • People vs. Larry Flynt (1996)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Han and Chewie: BBFs Review by Matt Anderson: The ending works so well, it's unfortunate the bulk of the movie doesn't pack a similar punch.

  • The Glass Castle

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Glass Castle is a solid reminder that each life in a family is an individual pursuit.