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Saturday Night Fever

Travolta is charismatic on the screen, but is also able to disappear into the role —Andrea Birgers (DVD review...)

Travolta catches Saturday Night Fever

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  • Captain America: Civil War (2016)

    Evans and Downey fight a Civil War Review by Robert Denerstein: Opposing groups of Avengers square off in the latest movie from the Marvel Comics storehouse

    Review by Matt Anderson: The second half of this popcorn flick is nearly perfect summer movie magic.

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

    Some sort of Ultron gives the Avengers something to do Review by Robert Denerstein: Avengers strike again -- but not as deftly

    Review by Matt Anderson: Ultimate enjoyment is reserved the obsessive Marvel-watchers

  • The Judge (2014)

    Who is Robert Downey Jr to Judge? Review by Robert Denerstein: Verdict on The Judge: a disappointment

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Judge hears a case for Oscar bait but dismisses it for lack of evidence.

  • Chef (2014)

    Favreau and friends in the Chef truck Review by Robert Denerstein: Measured by the "good-time factor," Chef is a success

  • The Avengers (2012)

    Ruffalo and Downey assemble into The Avengers Review by Robert Denerstein: Comic-book movie delivers the goods

  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011)

    Downey and Law play A Game of Shadows Review by Matt Anderson: A Game of Shadows starts strong and ends even stronger.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: As a big movie action contraption, it's passable

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)

    Downey, Jr., wears Iron Man's heart on his chest Review by Matt Anderson: Kicks off summer movie season with panache

    Review by Robert Denerstein: 1 was better but 2 will do

  • Sherlock Holmes (2009)

    Law is Watson to Downey's Sherlock Holmes Review by Matt Anderson: Brawling, eccentric, and genuinely fun adaptation

  • Tropic Thunder (2008)

    Stand back, they're making a movie Review by Matt Anderson

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Tropic Thunder is almost a top-shelf Blu-ray release

  • Iron Man (2008)

    Iron Man, heart of gold Review by Matt Anderson: Quibbles over narrative expediency aside, Iron Man sits with the best of the Marvel movies

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Iron Man makes a solid Blu-ray debut

  • Zodiac (2007)

    Downey calls out the Zodiac killer Review by Matt Anderson: Not until the final hour does that good old-fashioned Hitchcockian paranoia starts to creep in

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The set's documentaries enhance the experience

  • A Scanner Darkly (2006)

    Reeves and Downey, Jr., see their lives through A Scanner Darkly Review by Marty Mapes: A wonderfully trippy movie, more about the drugs and paranoia than the plot

  • Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

    Strathairn wishes us Good Night, and Good Luck. Review by Marty Mapes: Standing up to bullies is hard, and not everyone who does stays standing

  • Gothika (2003)

    Berry is trapped in a Gothika nightmare Review by Matt Anderson: Skimps on the scares and winds up weak

  • The Singing Detective (2003)

    More than a gumshoe musical: The Singing Detective Review by Marty Mapes: The Singing Detective is a movie to talk about with friends afterwards

  • Wonder Boys (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: A well-acted tempest in a teapot

  • Chaplin (1992)

    Chaplin's iconic moustache was recognized the world 'round DVD review by Andrea Birgers: Five decades compressed into a feature film yields an episodic whirlwind