Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

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— Johnny Depp, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

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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...)

Murray lives the Life Aquatic

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Baz Luhrmann

  • Australia (2008)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Luhrmann makes sure every dollar -- American or Australian -- shows up onscreen

  • Moulin Rouge (2001)

    Everybody comes to the Moulin Rouge Review by Marty Mapes: Ambitious, daring, energetic, and entertaining

  • Strictly Ballroom (1992)

    Review by Janice Pagel

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Ten years ago, Baz Luhrmann made a quirky film version of a play based on his childhood experiences

  • The Great Gatsby

    Review by Matt Anderson: The great American novel is still yearning for a tryst with the great American movie.