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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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Jamie Foxx

  • Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

    Spider-Man: No Way Home Review by Matt Anderson: The trouble stems from Peter himself this time around.

  • Annie (2014)

    Wallis reinvents Annie Review by Robert Denerstein: A good idea for an update, but the result is too wobbly to stand on its own

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

    Spider Man Flies again Review by Matt Anderson: In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the web-slinger finally soars.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Passes comic-book muster

  • Django Unchained (2012)

    Waltz makes Foxx Django Unchained Review by Marty Mapes: Countless great scenes in the Tarantino universe

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Different setting, same old Tarantino

  • Horrible Bosses (2011)

    Space is Bateman's Horrible Boss Review by Robert Denerstein: Another movie for fans of rude/crude humor

    Review by Matt Anderson: Setting the stage closer to reality could've packed a lot more punch.

  • Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

    How does the imprisoned Clyde orchestrate his reign of terror? Review by Robert Denerstein: script stretches plausibility, but still makes time for stomach-turning violence

  • The Kingdom (2007)

    So five guys walk into a Kingdom... Review by Matt Anderson: Swings from gung-ho adventure to revenge flick to gripping thriller with mixed results

  • Dreamgirls (2006)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Strong dramatic backdrop oftentimes takes a back seat to a cast of stock characters

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: DVD provides an exhaustive, exhausting look at the massive effort put into making the movie

  • Jarhead (2005)

    Jarhead is an empty vessel Review by Marty Mapes: I came. I saw. I didn't do anything. I went back home.

  • Ray (2004)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Director and stars kick off 27th DIFF with a career-making, soulful biopic

  • Collateral (2004)

    Cruise sees the peasants of L.A. as Collateral Review by Marty Mapes: There are two or three movies in Collateral, and they will appeal to different audiences

  • Bait (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Good-looking previews and a promising plot flounder