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Sean Penn

  • 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 Tree of Life (2011)

    Chastain points to the Tree of Life Review by Marty Mapes: Get lost in Malick's memories

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Terrence Malick has another movie in the works, but it's hard to imagine that he'll top Tree of Life

  • Milk (2008)

    Penn toasts with Champagne and Milk Review by Marty Mapes: Much like the documentary that went before; Penn's performance makes the remake worthwhile

  • Into the Wild (2007)

    Hirsch faces Into the Wild Review by Matt Anderson: Free spirit opposed to injustice? Or freeloader and flake among the college-age granola set?

  • The Interpreter (2005)

    The Interpreter, as interpreted by Nicole Kidman Review by Marty Mapes: Two tense set pieces in the sometimes formulaic film work wonderfully

  • 21 Grams (2003)

    Del Toro's life weighs 21 Grams Review by Marty Mapes: Storytelling technique is only the first thing that grabs your attention

  • Mystic River (2003)

    3 friends reuite on the Mystic River Review by Marty Mapes: Mystic River is refreshingly adult; Eastwood doesn't pander to a younger crowd

  • The Pledge (2001)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Sean Penn directs Jack Nicholson in an artistic blue-collar mystery

  • Up at the Villa (2000)

    Kristin Scott-Thomas looks Up at the Villa Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Thin Red Line (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes