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— Edward Norton Jr., Fight Club

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Tense, well-crafted thriller, complete with smart villains. —Marty Mapes (review...)

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  • X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    X-Men ride to the Apocalypse Review by Robert Denerstein: Apocalypse crowds the screen with X-Men

  • Steve Jobs (2015)

    Fassbender finds his inner Steve Jobs Review by Robert Denerstein: Aaron Sorkin takes us backstage with Steve Jobs

  • Frank (2014)

    Fassbender lives inside Frank's head Review by Robert Denerstein: Fassbender sings music from the fringe

    Review by Marty Mapes: There's more to the absurd than just amusement

  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    McAvoy supports Scotland, or is that X-Men? Review by Robert Denerstein: If we have to have comic-book movies, they should all be this fun

    Review by Matt Anderson: Outclassed by First Class, Days of Future Past is a solid addition to the canon

  • 12 Years a Slave (2013)

    Ejiofor was 12 Years a Slave Review by Robert Denerstein: A powerful and necessary look at the abject cruelty of U.S. slavery

  • The Counselor (2013)

    Bardem does not need a Counselor Review by Marty Mapes: Bleak Counselor is more Cormac than Ridley

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A Counselor in need of advice

  • A Dangerous Method (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: A Dangerous Method hits the high points of its history with a marksman's accuracy.

  • X-Men: First Class (2011)

    Bacon chews through the First Class Review by Marty Mapes: Reboot brings youth, wisdom, and a politically open mind to the summer action flick

    Review by Robert Denerstein: This prequel offers a good deal of fun

  • The Light Between Oceans

    Review by Matt Anderson: Draining but rewarding, the movie features characters in tough spots making their way through life.

  • Haywire

    Review by Matt Anderson: Gina Carano makes Haywire worth seeing.