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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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  • Aloha (2015)

    Review by Marty Mapes: If Crowe hadn't tried to do so much it might have been more enjoyable

  • Still Alice (2014)

    Moore is Still Alice Review by Robert Denerstein: Jullianne Moore is devastating without italicizing anything

  • Blue Jasmine (2013)

    Sarsgaard and Blanchett brighten Blue Jasmine Review by Robert Denerstein: Blanchett an excellent Blanche

  • To Rome with Love (2012)

    Allen and Davis write To Rome with Love Review by Robert Denerstein: To Rome with Love is no valentine

  • It's Complicated (2009)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Streep's a diva in this Frothy comedy

  • Along Came Polly (2004)

    Along Came Jennifer Aniston Review by Marty Mapes: More jokes than many comedies, but wasted potential makes it seems like less

  • The Cooler (2003)

    Macy chills in The Cooler Review by Matt Anderson: The story is in turns dramatic, humorous, romantic, and violent, very violent

  • Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

    Review by Marty Mapes: A visually groundbreaking film, with an exotic but approachable story

  • State and Main (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Mamet's screwball comedy with W.H. Macy as a film director

  • Glengarry Glen Ross (1993)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: David Mamet's screenplay is brutal and snappy, and the cast is an acting connoisseur's dream