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— Jack Lemmon, Out to Sea

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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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John Woo

  • John Woo and Christian Slater

    Interview by Heather Wadowski: Woo and Slater shoot the breeze about Windtalkers
  • Red Cliff (2009)

    Generals battle on the Red Cliff Review by Robert Denerstein: Woo understands that epics demand scale

  • Hard Boiled (2007)

    Chow is one Hard Boiled detective DVD review by Marty Mapes: If Hard Boiled is not Woo's masterpiece, it certainly represents him well

  • Windtalkers (2002)

    Beach shoots the breeze with Cage Review by Marty Mapes: The premise is tangential to Woo's real purpose, which is to give audiences a visceral action thrill

  • Mission: Impossible 2 (2000)

    Tom Cruisin' in Mission: Impossible II Review by Marty Mapes

  • Face/Off (1997)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • Last Hurrah for Chivalry (1979)

    Woo gives one Last Hurrah for Chivalry DVD review by Marty Mapes: Made by John Woo before he became synonymous with modern Hong Kong gangster movies