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" Years of insanity have made you crazy "
— Jack Lemmon, Out to Sea

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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic becomes more dear and more impressive the more you learn about it —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

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  • Coriolanus (2011)

    Fiennes makes a fine Coriolanus Review by Marty Mapes: The blend of modern and Elizabethan is what works

  • The Bounty Hunter (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: More downs than ups in this promising-sounding rom-com

  • Law Abiding Citizen (2009)

    How does the imprisoned Clyde orchestrate his reign of terror? Review by Robert Denerstein: script stretches plausibility, but still makes time for stomach-turning violence

  • 300 (2007)

    Butler is but 1 of 300 Review by Matt Anderson: A very expensive mixed bag: a sloppy, loud, violent amusement park ride with a smidgen of topicality

  • Beowulf & Grendel (2006)

    Costumes and scenery make Beowulf & Grendel immediate Review by Marty Mapes: A fascinating trip to the dark ages and a good story well told

  • The Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    Butler belts The Phantom of the Opera DVD review by Matt Anderson: Transform your abode into your very own Garnier Opera House

  • Dear Frankie (2004)

    Dear Frankie, see you soon, love Dad Review by Marty Mapes: A charming, Scottish heartstring-tugger

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Tugged at my heartstrings, but not so strongly that I started to gag