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Sam Shepard

  • Cold in July (2014)

    Tough guys find it Cold in July Review by Marty Mapes: A few too many twists and turns, but Johnson and Shepard help save it

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Delivers less than it promises

  • Out of the Furnace (2013)

    Bale can't drive Out of the Furnace Review by Robert Denerstein: Intense acting doesn't save Furnce from the fires

  • Brothers (2009)

    Maguire and Gyllenhaal act like Brothers Review by Robert Denerstein: Afghanistan should feel timely, but Brothers is haunted by yesterday

  • Don't Come Knocking (2006)

    Shepard comes knocking in Butte, MT Review by Marty Mapes and Matt Anderson: A spirited black comedy/western/road movie

  • Black Hawk Down (2001)

    Black Hawk Down Review by Matt Anderson: Why tidy up a messy reality? The movie's power is in the chaos it presents.