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Spy Game

Very good tension and drama, and more brains than your average Hollywood spy thriller —Marty Mapes (review...)

Redford plays the Spy Game

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  • Ford v Ferrari (2019)

    Ford v Ferrari Review by Matt Anderson: Carroll Shelby and Ken Miles chose instinct and tactile, first-hand impressions over computers.

  • Knight and Day (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: A high-energy, low-calorie confection that's hard to hate, but not easy to love

  • 3:10 to Yuma (2007)

    Crowe hopes to miss the 3:10 to Yuma Review by Matt Anderson: It's a pleasure to watch Bale and Crowe play off each other

  • Walk the Line (2005)

    Phonex definitely Walks the Line Review by Marty Mapes: The movie itself is no more than a "Phoenix delivery device"

  • Kate and Leopold (2001)

    Meg Ryan dreams of Leopold Review by Marty Mapes: Kate & Leopold is the perfect film-product. Tastes great and won't go to your thighs.

  • Cop Land (1997)

    Stallone is the sheriff of Cop Land Review by Marty Mapes: Standard cop movie with great moody music and Stallone's best performance since Rocky.

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Director's cut improves Cop Land, Stallone's best role since Rocky