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

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  • The Campaign (2012)

    Ferrell and Galifianakis Campaign for laughs Review by Robert Denerstein: Works great until it develops a conscience

  • Red (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Old-pro cast livens up a so-so action flick

    Review by Matt Anderson: The action flatlines, but the characters make RED a lively, mildly entertaining diversion

  • Match Point (2006)

    Johansson and Rhys Meyers score Match Point Review by Marty Mapes: Gripping and entertaining as well as very well-made

  • The Bourne Supremacy (2004)

    Matt Damon shows them his Bourne Supremacy Review by Marty Mapes: The pacing is lively, yet still easy to follow

  • The Reckoning (2004)

    Paul Bettany faces The Reckoning Review by Marty Mapes

  • X2: X-Men United (2003)

    X-Men blast back onto the screen Review by Ryan Hurtig: X2 will not disappoint anyone who enjoyed the first film

  • Adaptation (2002)

    Nic Cage evolves into Charlie Kaufman through Adaptation Review by Marty Mapes: Self-reference is one of the movie's strong suits, it's also a distraction

  • The Bourne Identity (2002)

    Damon clings to The Bourne Identity Review by Heather Wadowski: America can wait for the DVD, when it's easy to skip past its many espionage clich├ęs

  • The Rookie (2002)

    The Rookie brings small towns to the movies (and vice versa) Review by Marty Mapes: The Rookie is heartfelt and uplifting, and not condescending or sappy

  • Super Troopers (2002)

    Broken Lizard are Super Troopers Review by Marty Mapes: The shenanigans of five grown men letting their adolescence hang out