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  • In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

    Howard animates In the Heart of the Sea Review by Robert Denerstein: You'll be better off re-reading Moby-Dick than watching this soggy adaptation of the source material

    Review by Matt Anderson: A well-crafted yarn documenting the true-life disaster that inspired Moby Dick.

  • Song of the Sea (2015)

    Saoirse is called by the Song of the Sea Review by Marty Mapes: Magic and mysticism inhabit visual style in Moore's Irish fairy tale

  • Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

    Kingsley runs the Stonehearst Asylum Review by Marty Mapes: Edwardian thriller offers formula instead of vision

  • The Raven (2012)

    Cusack attempts Poe in The Raven Review by Robert Denerstein: Cusack is miscast as Poe

  • Safe House (2012)

    Washington and Reynolds drive to a Safe House Review by Robert Denerstein: Action-oriented blur of movie relies on Denzel Washington to hold it together

  • The Guard (2011)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Gleeson's enigmatic character: really smart or really dumb?

  • Green Zone (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Greengrass tells a stry "ripped from yesterday's headlines"

  • In Bruges (2008)

    Farrell gets sentenced to do time In Bruges Review by Matt Anderson: A ferocious pageant of stereotypes, misconceptions, and biases; but looks can be deceiving

  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

    Harry is spit from the Goblet of Fire Review by Marty Mapes: Flawed and too long, but not bad

  • 28 Days Later (2003)

    Virus spreads and zombies rise 28 Days Later Review by Marty Mapes: Like an independent B-movie horror flick, but with more polish and less edge

  • Dark Blue (2003)

    Russell and Rhames wear the Dark Blue of a corrupt LAPD Review by Marty Mapes: The plot is pure formula and the criminals are all two-dimensional

  • The General (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes