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" Real diamonds! They must be worth their weight in gold! "
— 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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Winona Ryder

  • The Iceman (2012)

    Shannon stares into The Iceman Review by Marty Mapes: Fascinating killer doesn't generate enough interest

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Shannon's chilling performance keeps the movie's wheels spinning

  • The Dilemma (2011)

    No dilmma here: skip it Review by Robert Denerstein: In spite of the talent, The Dilemma misfires

    Review by Matt Anderson: Like getting an electric car to roar, good comedy's not easy.

  • Black Swan (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Ballet, horror, and psychological drama form a sensational Danse Macabre in Black Swan.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Dances its way through multiple genres with varying degrees of success

  • 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

  • Mr. Deeds (2002)

    Adam Sandler Goes To Town Review by Marty Mapes: Mr. Deeds could have used another round of editing and some beefed up comedy

  • Lost Souls (2000)

    Lost Soul Winona Ryder Review by Marty Mapes: Either a weak, undercooked Exorcist clone or an elegant, subtle psychodrama