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  • The Lone Ranger (2013)

    The Lone Ranger rides behind Tonto Review by Matt Anderson: Part noble misfire and part rousing throwback

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Has its moments, but at 2 1/2 hours, movie tries to do far too much

  • Rango (2011)

    Rango more for movie buffs than kids? Review by Matt Anderson: Rango is a terrific movie, but it isn't for the kiddies.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Sergio Leone meets Chuck Jones

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007)

    Rush comes back as a good Pirate of the Caribbean Review by Matt Anderson: To say this one runs long really isn't much of a complaint.

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: There’s less booty this time, matey

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

    Knightly and Depp hunt a Dead Man's Chest Review by Matt Anderson: Jack Sparrow is the best, most "lived-in" international man of adventure since Indiana Jones

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Cap'n Jack and the gang's latest is a DVD treasure trove.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

    Depp is cast away from the Pirates of the Caribbean DVD review by Matt Anderson: Pirates is a good old-fashioned crowd-pleaser and a modern-day popcorn classic

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Ring (2002)

    Naomi Watts investigates The Ring Review by Marty Mapes: The Ring has enough frights to satisfy the big crowds

  • The Mexican (2001)

    Brad and Julia hunt The Mexican Review by Matt Anderson: Unique characters, goofy spirit, and an oddball sense of heart