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Rescue Dawn

Herzog's POW movie doesn't have swagger. It has bravery, cunning, and triumph, tempered by reality. —Marty Mapes (review...)

Bale awaits his Rescue Dawn

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Katie Holmes

  • Touched with Fire (2016)

    Holmes and Kirby have been Touched with Fire Review by Robert Denerstein: Bipolar lovers live in a Van Gogh world of creativite inspiration

  • Woman in Gold (2015)

    Mirren recovers The Woman in Gold Review by Robert Denerstein: Fails to mine rich ore

  • The Giver (2014)

    Thwaites learns from The Giver Review by Robert Denerstein: Another adaptation of a popular young adult novel

  • Thank You for Smoking (2006)

    Mr. Butts would like to Thank You For Smoking Review by Matt Anderson: Skewers corporate America in a cute little satire. Too bad the ending simply blows smoke.

  • Batman Begins (2005)

    Bale cuts a striking figure as Batman Begins Review by Matt Anderson: Bless the bat heavens for Christopher Nolan

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Batman Begins, now on DVD, stands cape and cowl above the previous Batflicks

  • Pieces of April (2003)

    Katie Holmes portrays Pieces of April Review by Marty Mapes: Great performances of well observed characters lift the movie above its one-note ending