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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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  • Zombieland: Double Tap (2019)

    Zombieland: Double Tap Review by Matt Anderson: It's one of those listless sequels that takes time to find its story and direction.

  • Irrational Man (2015)

    Stone likes Phoenx's Irrational Man Review by Robert Denerstein: An unconvincing work about a depressed philosophy professor

  • Aloha (2015)

    Review by Marty Mapes: If Crowe hadn't tried to do so much it might have been more enjoyable

  • Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)

    I'm Birdman - or is that Keaton's other persona? Review by Matt Anderson: A remarkably clever piece of filmmaking that is a tribute to and an exorcism of the creative spirit

  • Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

    Firth performs his Magic in the Moonlight Review by Robert Denerstein: A yawn of a movie from Woody Allen

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

    Spider Man Flies again Review by Matt Anderson: In The Amazing Spider-Man 2, the web-slinger finally soars.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Passes comic-book muster

  • 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.

  • The Help (2011)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Viola Davis gives an outstanding performance, but the adaptation lacks bite

  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Amazing Spider-Man is uninspired and unremarkable.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Fresh faces reinvigorate a franchise