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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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Oliver Stone

  • Savages (2012)

    Kitsch is one of the Savages Review by Robert Denerstein: Oliver Stone gets his groove back

  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

    Douglas teaches LeBeouf that Money Never Sleeps Review by Robert Denerstein: Stone hits a double in timely sequel

  • World Trade Center (2006)

    Nic Cage gets trapped under the World Trade Center Review by Marty Mapes: Packs an emotional wallop. Thankfully, it's all earned and justified.

  • Alexander (2004)

    For no reason, Anthony Hopkins narrates Alexander Review by Marty Mapes: Doesn't earn the right to be three hours long

  • Platoon (1986)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Oliver Stone's genre-defining Vietnam movie