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Hard Goodbyes: My Father

Not perfect, exciting, fresh, but well crafted, well acted, and very well directed —Marty Mapes (review...)

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  • Greed (2020)

    Greed Review by Matt Anderson: This tiresome tirade offers loads of criticism but no solutions.

  • The Trip to Italy (2014)

    Coogan listens to Brydon on the Trip to Italy Review by Robert Denerstein: Dueling comics and great scenery

    Review by Marty Mapes: We asked for more, and we got it. But maybe two is enough.

  • The Trip (2011)

    Coogan takes The Trip with Brydon Review by Marty Mapes: Deconstructing comedy, as comedy

  • A Mighty Heart (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Jolie's best performance, and movie, since Girl, Interrupted

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: In A Mighty Heart, Angelina Jolie finally proves her Oscar win wasn't a fluke

  • Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

    Review by Marty Mapes: A film about a film based on a novel about writing a novel

  • 9 Songs (2005)

    Review by Nick Reed