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  • Hail, Caesar! (2016)

    The Coen Brothers Hail Caesar! Review by Matt Anderson: The Coen Brothers prove they've still got their satirical Midas touch.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Only enjoyable in bits and pieces, in spite of a great cast

  • Inherent Vice (2015)

    Phoenix pursues Inherent Vice Review by Robert Denerstein: P.T. Anderson brings Pynchon's clouds of digressions to the screen

  • Labor Day (2013)

    Winslet shares Labor Day with Brolin Review by Marty Mapes: Tension and sensuality work in otherwise obvious tale

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Never less than watchable, but strains credibility

  • Gangster Squad (2013)

    Penn fights the Gangster Squad Review by Robert Denerstein: In spite of heavy gunfire, Gangster Squad misses

    Review by Matt Anderson: Thanks to some good characters and a nifty theme, Gangster Squad earns a mild recommendation.

  • Men in Black III (2012)

    Men in Black 3 ... or is it 2 twice? Review by Robert Denerstein: A palatable reprise of Men in Black

    Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest surprise about Men In Black 3 is that it's actually pretty good.

  • True Grit (2010)

    Steinfeld and Bridges show True Grit Review by Marty Mapes: Non-gritty update a step up from John Wayne and Glen Campbell

  • You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Yeah, Woody, we know already

  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)

    Douglas teaches LeBeouf that Money Never Sleeps Review by Robert Denerstein: Stone hits a double in timely sequel

  • Milk (2008)

    Penn toasts with Champagne and Milk Review by Marty Mapes: Much like the documentary that went before; Penn's performance makes the remake worthwhile

  • No Country for Old Men (2007)

    Jones finds Texas is No Country for Old Men Review by Marty Mapes: A world of bad men that's easy to get trapped in and impossible to escape from

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Better the second time around because you can look at the detail and nuance you might've missed

  • Grindhouse (2007)

    See the Death Proof car at the Grindhouse Review by Marty Mapes: Underneath the exploitation, Tarantino and Rodriguez offer film lovers the gift of nostalgia

  • Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

    Review by Matt Anderson: Who knew sin could be so dull?

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Creative, lurid, immature, and pointless