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Javier Bardem

  • The Counselor (2013)

    Bardem does not need a Counselor Review by Marty Mapes: Bleak Counselor is more Cormac than Ridley

    Review by Robert Denerstein: A Counselor in need of advice

  • To the Wonder (2013)

    Affleck and Kurylenko are led To the Wonder Review by Robert Denerstein: A master mumbles

  • Skyfall (2012)

    Craig goes home to Skyfall Review by Marty Mapes: Old and new, Skyfall follows the well-worn patterns of its predecessors

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Does Bond still have it?

    Review by Matt Anderson: In Skyfall, James Bond learns that fun never goes out of style.

  • Biutiful (2010)

    Bardem makes the ugly Biutiful Review by Robert Denerstein: Bardem faultless, Inarritu not so much

  • No Country for Old Men (2007)

    Jones finds Texas is No Country for Old Men Review by Marty Mapes: A world of bad men that's easy to get trapped in and impossible to escape from

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: Better the second time around because you can look at the detail and nuance you might've missed

  • Mondays in the Sun (2003)

    Bardem spends his Mondays in the Sun Review by Marty Mapes: Instead of pacing, it offers terrific performances and a wonderful sense of small-time tragedy

  • The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

    Review by Pablo Kjolseth: An uncompromising political drama hindered by thick Spanish accents

  • Eat Pray Love

    Review by Matt Anderson:

    Eat Pray Love is all about bumper sticker philosophy.