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Spy Game

Very good tension and drama, and more brains than your average Hollywood spy thriller —Marty Mapes (review...)

Redford plays the Spy Game

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  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

    I'm Birdman - or is that Keaton's other persona? Review by Matt Anderson: A remarkably clever piece of filmmaking that is a tribute to and an exorcism of the creative spirit

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

    Fiennes takes care of The Grand Budapest Hotel Review by Robert Denerstein: Wes Anderson checks into a grand hotel

    Review by Marty Mapes: Whrilwind storytelling leaves the emotional core behind

  • Stone (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Stone sinks under weight of its pretensions

    Review by Matt Anderson: This drama has an interesting message lurking in the darkness.

  • The Incredible Hulk (2008)

    The Hulk's temper is Incredible Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest bummer is the computer-generated Hulk himself; he simply ain't believable

  • The Italian Job (2003)

    Wahlberg and Sutherland pull The Italian Job Review by Matt Anderson: Loaded with action, thrills, humor, and well-defined characters that tie it all together

  • 25th Hour (2002)

    Edward Norton awaits the 25th Hour Review by Marty Mapes: Terence Blanchard's expressive musical score becomes the backbone for this slice-of-life drama

  • Death to Smoochy (2002)

    Edward Norton survives Death to Smoochy Review by Heather Wadowski: While Death to Smoochy isn't for everyone, those who like a good dark comedy will enjoy it

  • The Score (2001)

    DeNiro perfects The Score Review by Richard Sharp: Good entertainment that, given the talent involved, should have been great

  • Keeping the Faith (2000)

    Stiller and Norton Keep the Faith Review by Marty Mapes