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— Liam Neeson, Kinsey

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Creed II

It's all about the importance of character and the ability to face life's challenges. —Matt Anderson (review...)

Creed II

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  • Argylle (2024)

    Argylle Review by Matt Anderson: As choppy as it gets, it's still an entertaining romp with plenty of twists.

  • See How They Run (2022)

    See How They Run Review by Matt Anderson: See How They Run is a languid curiosity piece that raises more questions than it answers.

  • Laggies (2014)

    Knightley lives a Laggies life Review by Robert Denerstein: The limbo between adolescence and adulthood provokes a shrug

  • The Way, Way Back (2013)

    James rides in The Way, Way Back Review by Robert Denerstein: Coming of age in a water park

  • Seven Psychopaths (2012)

    Rockwell is just one of Seven Psychopaths Review by Robert Denerstein: One psychopath too many?

    Review by Marty Mapes: McDonagh manages to have it both ways

  • The Sitter (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: R-rated rot

  • Conviction (2010)

    Swank and Rockwell show Conviction Review by Robert Denerstein: Great cast outweighs built-for-inspiration ease

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)

    Downey, Jr., wears Iron Man's heart on his chest Review by Matt Anderson: Kicks off summer movie season with panache

    Review by Robert Denerstein: 1 was better but 2 will do

  • Everybody's Fine (2009)

    Beckinsale and De Niro are Fine Review by Robert Denerstein: For all the traveling Frank does, the movie takes us nowhere we haven't been

  • Frost/Nixon (2008)

    David tries to Frost Nixon Review by Marty Mapes: The best boxing movie of 2008; with words and wits instead of gloves and fists

  • Snow Angels (2008)

    Beckinsale needs more Snow Angels to watch over her Review by Marty Mapes: Good meditation on class, but too grim for casual moviegoers and not poetic enough for art-housers

  • Matchstick Men (2003)

    Cage and Rockwell are pictures of Matchstick Men Review by Marty Mapes: A good bit of entertainment that will not replace Paper Moon in the film history books

  • Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002)

    Chuck Barris has a Dangerous Mind DVD review by Marty Mapes: Most extra features lack the spark of life, but one gives new appreciation for Clooney as director

    Review by Marty Mapes