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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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Sandra Bullock

  • Minions (2015)

    Minions take over the world Review by Matt Anderson: It's hard to argue with the Minions and their brand of breezy, light humor.

  • Gravity (2013)

    CuarĂ³n not bound by Gravity Review by Marty Mapes: Less admirable than 2001, but more exciting

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Makes you feel as if you're floating through space

  • Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Extremely Loud & irritatingly quriky

  • The Blind Side (2009)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Calculated to satisfy and keep you involved and happy

    Review by Marty Mapes: Sports movie carefully sidesteps the issue of race and stereotypes

  • The Proposal (2009)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Accept this Proposal on Blu-ray

  • Crash (2005)

    Tate and Ludacris head for a Crash Review by Marty Mapes: As successful as Haggis is, the movie is still flawed. Worst of all, it is very contrived.

  • Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)

    Bullock wins Miss Congeniality 2 Review by Matt Anderson: A mixed bag from a Hollywood starlet still on the prowl for the next big thing

  • Two Weeks Notice (2002)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The shallow characters and simple writing make the movie seem like a cartoon

  • Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)

    One of the Divine Secrets revealed Review by Marty Mapes: Maybe Callie Khouri will be the next Martin Scorsese

  • Miss Congeniality (2000)

    Sandra Bullock wins Miss Congeniality Review by Marty Mapes