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" Women! I like ‘em fat and vicious and not too smart. "
— Anthony Quinn (as Gaugin), Lust for Life

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The Vast of Night

What sets it apart and makes it special is how the simple story is told. —Matt Anderson (review...)

The Vast of Night

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  • Cruella (2021)

    Cruella Review by Matt Anderson: Cruella holds up well as a standalone work that lives and breathes in its own world.

  • A Walk in the Woods (2015)

    Redford goes for A Walk in the Woods Review by Matt Anderson: A Walk in the Woods has too many raisins in its trail mix.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Follows a trail of second-rate material

  • Men, Women & Children (2014)

    DeWitt and Sandler comprise Men, Women & Children Review by Robert Denerstein: Densely populated cautionary tale offers good performances, but it's not Reitman's best

  • Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    Thompson almost saves Review by Robert Denerstein: Thompson almost saves "Mr. Banks"

  • Men in Black III (2012)

    Men in Black 3 ... or is it 2 twice? Review by Robert Denerstein: A palatable reprise of Men in Black

    Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest surprise about Men In Black 3 is that it's actually pretty good.

  • Last Chance Harvey (2008)

    Review by Matt Anderson: A nice moment? Or is that just forcing things a bit, plausibility be damned.

  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

    Radcliffe, Watson and Grint comprise the Harry Potter 3 Review by Marty Mapes: The most magical thing is how much older and bigger our young movie stars are

  • Love Actually (2003)

    Hugh Grant believes in Love Actually Review by Marty Mapes: The sentiment is in earnest, so lovers take heart