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" I’m an Austrian. I have nothing to do with your silly war. "
— Brad Pitt, Seven Years in Tibet

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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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Adrien Brody

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

    Fiennes takes care of The Grand Budapest Hotel Review by Robert Denerstein: Wes Anderson checks into a grand hotel

    Review by Marty Mapes: Whrilwind storytelling leaves the emotional core behind

  • The Brothers Bloom (2008)

    Weisz comes between Brody and Ruffalo, the Brothers Bloom Review by Risë Keller: Great writing and good acting kept me guessing right up to the melodramatic ending

  • The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

    Schwartzman, Brody, and Wilson catch The Darjeeling Limited Review by Marty Mapes and Nick Reed: You'd think that the concept would be stale by now, yet it turned out rather fresh

  • Hollywoodland (2006)

    Femmes fatales are at home in Hollywoodland Review by Matt Anderson: Not a total bust, but there's simply more to fault than to praise

  • King Kong (2005)

    Jackson's 800-ton gorilla is too big Review by Matt Anderson: At times ferociously entertaining, but with too many superfluous subplots. Someone rein in Jackson.

  • The Village (2004)

    Shyamalan tries to outsmart the Village Review by Matt Anderson: Not clever enough to stay a mystery much past the film's opening sequences

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Each new release of the Touchstone Vista Series seems to be less and less spectacular

  • The Pianist (2002)

    Adrien Brody hides in Warsaw as The Pianist Review by Marty Mapes: The horror is so inhuman, yet so commonplace, that we think we must be dreaming