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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...)

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  • Cloud Atlas (2012)

    Hanks and Berry follow the Cloud Atlas Review by Marty Mapes: Mash-up works best if you don't take it too seriously

    Review by Robert Denerstein: An epic in bite-sized chunks

  • 3 (2010)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Fate pushes hard in the mother of all love triangles

  • Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2007)

    Whishaw gets a whiff of Perfume Review by Marty Mapes: We want to root for him, but he is more of a villain. The dichotomy is savory.

  • Heaven (2002)

    Cate Blanchett heads for Heaven Review by Marty Mapes: For audiences not bored by allegory, Heaven is worth the wait

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Looks great on DVD, but the extra features don't answer the right questions

  • The Princess and the Warrior (2001)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Run Lola Run (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes