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— Kristen Connolly, The Cabin in the Woods

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Noi Albinoi

Mystery and ambivalence about this Bleak portrait of isolation are amplified on DVD —Marty Mapes (DVD review...)

Noi the Albino spends winter in Iceland alone

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Steven Spielberg

  • Bridge of Spies (2015)

    Hanks reunites with Spielberg on the Bridge of Spies Review by Matt Anderson: Spielberg is in fine form with this story of spies working amid the Cold War.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Hanks, Spielberg reunite for a bit of Cold War espionage

  • The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

    Mirren makes the Hundred-Foot Journey Review by Robert Denerstein: Doesn't show enough vitality, in spite of a good cast

    Review by Matt Anderson: The Hundred-Foot Journey is a sweet little treat.

  • War Horse (2011)

    War Horse steals the show from the humans Review by Matt Anderson: War Horse stumbles out of the gate but finishes strong.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Spielberg gives great spectacle, but the sentimental notes may be sounded too loudly

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: War Horse is an elegant, epic look at the horrors of World War I.

  • Super 8 (2011)

    Joel Courtney in Super 8 and IMAX Review by Matt Anderson: Super 8 is a fun throwback to the wholesome teen adventure flicks of the '80s.

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Director J.J. Abrams channels his inner Spielberg -- and it mostly works

  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)

    LaBeouf proves to be a thoroughly able sidekick Review by Matt Anderson: Every bit as enjoyable as the original movies

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Dr. Jones makes his first house call on Blu-ray

  • Munich (2005)

    Bana works revenge for Munich Review by Marty Mapes: A great conversation starter that suffers from Spielberg's penchant for mass entertainment

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Munich gets a chance to find a much-deserved larger audience on DVD.

  • War of the Worlds (2005)

    Cruise watche the skies as the War of the Worlds begins Review by Marty Mapes: Spielberg and his team are master filmmakers, and it's a pleasure to see them work

  • The Terminal (2004)

    Hanks puts up for the night in The Terminal Review by Matt Anderson: Focuses on people, their interactions, and their inherent good

  • Catch Me If You Can (2002)

    Review by Matt Anderson: This highflying caper works on many levels

  • Minority Report (2002)

    Morton and Cruise look for the Minority Report Review by Marty Mapes: The strong story and visuals overcome the flaws of this thought-provoking sci-fi thriller

  • E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (2002)

    E.T.: The stuff of which goose bumps are made Review by Matt Anderson: Still has the magic to make goose bumps

  • A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001)

    Haley Joel Osment is an A.I. Review by Matt Anderson: Spielberg honors Kubrick in with a serious spin on Pinocchio

  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Review by Marty Mapes: The best film of 1998

  • Amistad (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The third one manages to keep things fresh

  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Give the second movie a second chance

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

    Ford saves archaeological treasures from Raiders DVD review by Matt Anderson: Once a classic, always a classic

  • The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

    Capture-animated Tintin seaches for adventure Review by Matt Anderson: A delightful big screen adventure for young and old alike.