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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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Gene Hackman

  • Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

    Romano makes Hackman Welcome to Mooseport Review by Marty Mapes: 22 minutes of sitcom entertainment, padded out to a long 90 minutes

  • 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 Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

    Hackmandrives The Royal Tenenbaums Review by Marty Mapes: Wes Anderson tries a little too hard to be offbeat

  • Heist (2001)

    Gene Hackman plots a Heist Review by Marty Mapes: Whether the credit goes to Hackman or Mamet doesn't really matter; Heist is a pleasure to watch

  • Enemy of the State (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Why now? Don't ask; just shut up and enjoy the ride.

  • Crimson Tide (1995)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Why now? Don't ask; just shut up and enjoy the ride.

  • Superman (1978)

    Truly, Reeve was Superman Review by Andrea Birgers: The late Christopher Reeve was a great Superman, and not just because of good looks