Thoughtful reviews, the Boulder film scene

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— Sean Pertwee, Event Horizon

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Spy Game

Very good tension and drama, and more brains than your average Hollywood spy thriller —Marty Mapes (review...)

Redford plays the Spy Game

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Olivia Wilde

  • Her (2014)

    Phoenix loves Her Review by Robert Denerstein: Thought-provoking film shows love in the time of artificial intelligence

    Review by Matt Anderson: Like most novelty relationships, it's fun for a while but wears out its welcome.

  • The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

    Carrell is simply Wonderstone Review by Matt Anderson: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone manages to pull just enough laughs out of its hat.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Conjures up some laughs, if nothing else

  • People Like Us (2012)

    Wilde and Pine are just People Like Us Review by Robert Denerstein: We've been here a hundred times before

  • In Time (2011)

    Timberlake and Seyfriend escape In Time Review by Robert Denerstein: Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried play for time in a monotonous, one-note thriller

    Review by Matt Anderson: In Time is like a cheap Rolex picked up in Battery Park.

  • Tron: Legacy (2010)

    Tron's Legacy hardly worth inheriting Review by Robert Denerstein: Intricate visual world eventually falls prey to the truth of a cliché: Familiarity breeds contempt

    Review by Matt Anderson: Tron: Legacy's visuals are hot and modern but its story is cold and in need of an upgrade.

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Tron: Legacy's technical elements shine in a showcase-worthy presentation.

  • Booksmart

    Booksmart Review by Matt Anderson: This is Olivia Wilde's feature film debut as director. She's got this. Looking forward to more.

  • Rush

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Howard opts for excitement over subltety in his Formula One movie. Why not?

    Review by Matt Anderson: In Rush director Ron Howard strikes on truisms that resonate.

  • Butter

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Butter is best enjoyed with a grain of salt.