Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

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— Johnny Depp, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic becomes more dear and more impressive the more you learn about it —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Murray lives the Life Aquatic

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Laura Linney

  • Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

    Murray retreats to Hyde Park on Hudson Review by Robert Denerstein: A smaller work than a great president deserved

  • The Savages (2007)

    Review by Risë Keller: ... But will it play in Peoria?

  • Breach (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Manages to engage without resorting to over-the-top pyrotechnics and action

  • The Squid and the Whale (2005)

    Eisenberg and Kline fear The Squid and the Whale Review by Marty Mapes: A good movie held together in a web of repulsions; a great observation of human behavior

  • The Life of David Gale (2003)

    Spacey mopes about accepting the part of David Gale Review by Marty Mapes: The two words that kept springing into my mind were not "smart movie" but "utter crap"

  • You Can Count on Me (2001)

    You can count on Laura Linney Review by Marty Mapes: Solid script and great performances make for a strong directorial debut