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Fury

An important milestone in the career of one of the great directors of silent and sound cinema —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Spencer Tracy feels Fritz Lang's Fury

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  • The French Dispatch (2021)

    The French Dispatch Review by Matt Anderson: If it’s a self-indulgence at first, it soon after becomes a shared indulgence.

  • Rock the Kasbah (2015)

    Murray Rocks the Kasbah Review by Matt Anderson: It takes a while to acclimate to Rock the Kasbah’s sensibilities.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A pointless outing, despite a few chuckles

  • Aloha (2015)

    Review by Marty Mapes: If Crowe hadn't tried to do so much it might have been more enjoyable

  • The Monuments Men (2014)

    Clooney leads The Monuments Men Review by Matt Anderson: The Monuments Men story is oversimplified and the real members are underserved

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Fascinating story deserved better than this movie

  • Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

    Murray retreats to Hyde Park on Hudson Review by Robert Denerstein: A smaller work than a great president deserved

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

    Family frustrates the Fantastic Mr. Fox Review by Robert Denerstein: Children, schmildren; adults will be entertained by this witty and detailed adaptation

  • Broken Flowers (2005)

    Murray tracks down old flames with Broken Flowers Review by Marty Mapes: The little moments, and the chance to participate in them, make Broken Flowers good

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

    Murray lives the Life Aquatic Review by Marty Mapes: Entertaining enough to earn a recommendation as a light piece of eye candy

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: The Life Aquatic becomes more dear and more impressive the more you learn about it

  • Lost in Translation (2003)

    Review by Risë Keller: Free of their usual context, the characters discover themselves anew

  • Ed Wood (1994)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Ed Wood is a great movie about the guy who made some of the worst movies ever