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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...)

Murray lives the Life Aquatic

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Michael Bay

  • Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014)

    Wahlberg reaches the Age of Extinction Review by Robert Denerstein: Metal on metal still the name of the game

  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Dark of the Moon is the best of the Transformers trilogy.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Shia LaBeouf returns to lead director Michael Bay's latest marathon of destruction

  • I Am Number Four (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: In I Am Number Four, Michael Bay meets John Hughes and the end result bites.

  • Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

    Transformers invade the Earth and its movie theaters Review by Matt Anderson: A big, noisy, brash summer blockbuster entirely unashamed of those aspirations

  • Transformers (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: A Dreamworks and Paramount Pictures presentation in association with Hasbro

  • The Island (2005)

    McGregor and Johansson run away from The Island Review by Matt Anderson: Profound statements get lost in hogwash storytelling and gratuitous product placement

  • Pearl Harbor (2001)

    One of the stars of Pearl Harbor Review by Scott Poston: Pearl Harbor marks Hollywood's official start of summer

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: A new epic DVD allows audiences to revisit the film and rethink their skepticism

  • Armageddon (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes