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  • The Lobster (2015)

    Farrell chooses The Lobster Review by Robert Denerstein: Lanthimos again posits what happens when the absurd becomes normal

  • Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

    Franco is off to be the wizard Review by Robert Denerstein: Raimi tries to go all in, but the update can't match the character of the original

    Review by Matt Anderson: A great and powerful movie is buried in there, somewhere under the rainbow.

  • The Deep Blue Sea (2012)

    Beale and Weisz slip into The Deep Blue Sea Review by Robert Denerstein: Terence Davies: More poetry of pain

  • The Lovely Bones (2010)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Pet peeves and stylistic differences of opinion work against Heavenly Creatures director

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Good casting, a strong subject, yet the movie remains in limbo

  • The Brothers Bloom (2008)

    Weisz comes between Brody and Ruffalo, the Brothers Bloom Review by Risë Keller: Great writing and good acting kept me guessing right up to the melodramatic ending

  • The Constant Gardener (2005)

    Fiennes is one Constant Gardener Review by Nick Reed: With the non-stop suspense and endless information, Meirelles doesn't even leave us time to blink

  • Constantine (2005)

    Reeves plays devil's advocate John Constantine Review by Matt Anderson: Pulpy fun, yes, but dark satire and deeper thematic elements will live on

  • Runaway Jury (2003)

    Hackman, Hoffman, and Cusack are trampled by the Runaway Jury Review by Marty Mapes: Look behind the action and you'll find very little substance

  • The Shape of Things (2003)

    Neil Labute ponders The Shape of Things Review by Marty Mapes: Such an effective emotional roller coaster that its flaws seem diminished

  • The Mummy Returns (2001)

    Fraser and Weisz flee because The Mummy Returns Review by Marty Mapes: Adventure/comedy is Raiders of the Lost Ark for Generation Z

  • Enemy at the Gates (2001)

    Rachel Weisz fights the Enemy at the Gates of Stalingrad Review by Marty Mapes: Tense war movie about duelling snipers in WWII

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: An action movie for the art house crowd, or a highbrow movie for the action crowd