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The Great Mouse Detective

Basil of Baker Street finds a new DVD release. —Matt Anderson (DVD review...)

Basil is a Great Mouse Detective

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

  • The Walk (2015)

    Le Bon and Gordon-Levitt plan The Walk Review by Robert Denerstein: The finale astonishes, in spite of Zemeckis' love of artifice

  • The Wind Rises (2014)

    The Wind Rises for Jiro and Miyazaki Review by Marty Mapes: An engineer pursues his dreams in Miyazaki's latest (and hopefully not last)

  • Lincoln (2012)

    Day-Lewis portrays Lincoln Review by Marty Mapes: When Spielberg humanizes, it works, and when he mythologizes, it doesn't

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Though impressively thorough, Lincoln sometimes loses its way

    Review by Matt Anderson: Daniel Day-Lewis delivers a tour de force performance as Abraham Lincoln.

  • The Lookout (2007)

    Gordon-Levitt is on The Lookout Review by Marty Mapes: Still feels like a freshman effort, even if the freshman is an A student

  • Treasure Planet (2002)

    Space ships set sail for Treasure Planet DVD review by Ryan Hurtig: Repetitive extras keep this DVD from becoming a must-have, in spite of the great visuals

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Review by Matt Anderson: Who knew sin could be so dull?

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Creative, lurid, immature, and pointless

  • Don Jon

    Review by Matt Anderson: Might've worked better as a short film.

  • Premium Rush

    Review by Matt Anderson: In Premium Rush, writer/director David Koepp delivers a dud.