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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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J.C. Chandor

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    Isaac and Chastain endure A Most Violent Year Review by Robert Denerstein: Well acted and smart, Chandor's latest tackles tough moral issues

    Review by Marty Mapes: Good performances and convincing setting; but could have used a spark to light things up

  • All is Lost (2013)

    For Redford, All is Lost Review by Marty Mapes: Redford sails alone, but no man is an island

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Can resourcefulness conquer bad luck?

  • Margin Call (2011)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Humanizes the cause of the current recession