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  • Brooklyn (2015)

    Ronan moves to Brooklyn Review by Robert Denerstein: A flower named Saoirse Ronan grows in Brooklyn

  • Le Week-End (2013)

    Broadbent takes Duncan for Le Week-End Review by Marty Mapes: Deeper, darker, and more intersting than lightweight British fluff

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A trip well worth taking

  • Cloud Atlas (2012)

    Hanks and Berry follow the Cloud Atlas Review by Marty Mapes: Mash-up works best if you don't take it too seriously

    Review by Robert Denerstein: An epic in bite-sized chunks

  • The Iron Lady (2011)

    Streep rules with an Iron Lady Review by Robert Denerstein: Streep's strong. The movie, not so much.

  • Another Year (2011)

    Broadbent and Sheen weather Another Year Review by Marty Mapes: The orbits of friendship remain in balance

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Brilliantly acted and unafraid of pain, Mike Leigh's latest takes us to uncomfortable places

  • The Young Victoria (2009)

    Blunt maybe a Young Victoria but she holds her own Review by Marty Mapes: A love story that's a meeting of the minds

  • The Damned United (2009)

    Sheen leads the Damned United Review by Robert Denerstein: Makes something interesting out of something that doesn't make my meter race

  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

    Harry and Hermione investigate the trail of the Half-Blood Prince Review by Marty Mapes: Boys and girls pair off; expository bookkeeping sets up the final conflict

  • Hot Fuzz (2007)

    Frost and Peg are Hot Fuzz Review by Marty Mapes: Looks comparable to Shaun, but underneath, it's an inferior film

  • Bright Young Things (2004)

    Bright Young Things Fry up nice Review by Marty Mapes: It's fluff, but if entertainment value is all you're looking for, you could do worse

  • Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

    Charlie Hunnan revives Nicholas Nickleby Review by Marty Mapes: Nicholas Nickleby is a good time at the movies in the guise of serious literature

  • Gangs of New York (2002)

    Day-Lewis and Di Caprio lead the Gangs of New York Review by Marty Mapes: Gangs of New York is epic. The words "sweeping" and "spectacle" probably ought to be used too

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: DVD has great extras on the history and the sets, but not enough on Daniel Day-Lewis

  • Moulin Rouge (2001)

    Everybody comes to the Moulin Rouge Review by Marty Mapes: Ambitious, daring, energetic, and entertaining