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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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  • The Martian (2015)

    Damon becomes the first Martian Review by Robert Denerstein: Ridley Scott's return to space puts a premium on smarts

  • North Country (2005)

    Theron brings power to miners in the North Country Review by Marty Mapes: A strong film with much to recommend it, even if we've seen the same movie before

  • National Treasure (2004)

    DVD review by Ryan Hurtig: Only two requests: a suspension of disbelief and enjoy the ride

  • Equilibrium (2003)

    DVD review by Ryan Hurtig: Equilibrium offers nothing new as a cautionary tale about totalitarian societies

  • Black Death

    Review by Marty Mapes: There are bright spots in this dark-ages movie

  • Red Riding Trilogy

    Seekers of justice for Red Riding hood get thwarted by the cops Review by Marty Mapes: Lies somewhere between The Wire and Three Colors

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A masterpiece of darkness and corruption