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Noi Albinoi

Mystery and ambivalence about this Bleak portrait of isolation are amplified on DVD —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Noi the Albino spends winter in Iceland alone

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Jeff Bridges

  • Seventh Son (2015)

    Bridges seeks the Seventh Son Review by Robert Denerstein: Wizards, witches and dragons. So what else is new?

  • The Giver (2014)

    Thwaites learns from The Giver Review by Robert Denerstein: Another adaptation of a popular young adult novel

  • A Place at the Table (2013)

    Working poor want A Place at the Table Review by Robert Denerstein: A Moving Look at Hunger in the U.S.

  • True Grit (2010)

    Steinfeld and Bridges show True Grit Review by Marty Mapes: Non-gritty update a step up from John Wayne and Glen Campbell

  • Tron: Legacy (2010)

    Tron's Legacy hardly worth inheriting Review by Robert Denerstein: Intricate visual world eventually falls prey to the truth of a cliché: Familiarity breeds contempt

    Review by Matt Anderson: Tron: Legacy's visuals are hot and modern but its story is cold and in need of an upgrade.

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Tron: Legacy's technical elements shine in a showcase-worthy presentation.

  • Crazy Heart (2009)

    Bridges sings his Crazy Heart out Review by Marty Mapes: Don't expect greatness from the man named Bad

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Bridges owns the show; no surprise to long-time watchers of his work

  • The Men who Stare at Goats (2009)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Episodic and skimpy story fails to back up quirky premise

    Review by Marty Mapes: Silly psychics make good characters but don't have enough to do

  • Iron Man (2008)

    Iron Man, heart of gold Review by Matt Anderson: Quibbles over narrative expediency aside, Iron Man sits with the best of the Marvel movies

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Iron Man makes a solid Blu-ray debut

  • Seabiscuit (2003)

    Jeff Bridges smiles at Seabiscuit Review by Risë Keller: Seabiscuit is slow out of the gate and often seems to plod predictably along

  • K-PAX (2001)

    Kevin, spaceman from K-PAX Review by Marty Mapes: Reasons to go: You like Kevin Spacey. You like the premise. You like emotional movies.

  • The Contender (2000)

    Gary Oldman fights The Contender Review by Marty Mapes: Political story of integrity survives its own sellout ending

  • Tron (1982)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: A must-have DVD for us former adolescent computer nerds

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Tron's new high-def Blu-ray presentation makes it look better than ever.