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The Conspirator

The Conspirator is an extremely well-crafted court drama. —Matt Anderson (review...)

Wright's Conspirator defended by McAvoy

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  • The Batman (2022)

    The Batman Review by Matt Anderson: This Batman has a way of creeping into the psyche long after the movie ends.

  • Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)

    Venom: Let There Be Carnage Review by Matt Anderson: Turns out, this one's a throwback to the days when comic book movies were quickly dismissed as junk.

  • Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

    Cesar wakes to the Dawn of the Apes Review by Robert Denerstein: A smart, involving sequel

    Review by Matt Anderson: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes never rises to the apex of its potential.

  • The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

    Freeman takes An Unexpected Journey Review by Robert Denerstein: By no means a disaster, The Hobbit mixes thrills with disappointments

    Review by Marty Mapes: Tolkein geeks rejoice

  • Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

    Serkis leads the Rise of the Planet of the Apes Review by Robert Denerstein: Has plenty of B-movie kick. That's a good thing.

  • King Kong (2005)

    Jackson's 800-ton gorilla is too big Review by Matt Anderson: At times ferociously entertaining, but with too many superfluous subplots. Someone rein in Jackson.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

    Oliphants herald The Return of the King Review by Marty Mapes: Looking at the sum of its parts, The Lord of the Rings is probably the best trilogy ever made

  • Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

    Review by Matt Anderson: It’s the best Star Wars movie in 35 years.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Yes, the Force really awakens

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

    Capture-animated Tintin seaches for adventure Review by Matt Anderson: A delightful big screen adventure for young and old alike.