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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

The Life Aquatic becomes more dear and more impressive the more you learn about it —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Murray lives the Life Aquatic

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Jennifer Lopez

  • The Boy Next Door (2015)

    Lopez fears The Boy Next Door Review by Robert Denerstein: Ludicrous thriller doesn't do Lopez any favors either

  • Shall We Dance? (2004)

    Gere to Lopez: Shall We Dance? Review by Marty Mapes: Sweet and entertaining, but see the Japanese movie instead

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: I still recommend the original, but am less cynical about the remake on DVD

  • Jersey Girl (2004)

    Affleck raises Jersey Gril Castro Review by Marty Mapes: A real charmer from an unlikely source

  • Maid in Manhattan (2002)

    J Lo has it Maid in Manhattan Review by Marty Mapes: Aims for mediocrity and hits the middle of the target

  • Enough (2002)

    J Lo has had Enough Review by Matt Anderson: All the kind of sensationally trashy drama one might expect in a soap opera

  • The Cell (2000)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Amazing visuals unsupported by plot

  • Selena (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes