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Jaffa views the Israeli/Palestinian conflict through the lens of young love. —Matt Anderson (DVD review...)

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Ethan Hawke

  • Boyhood (2014)

    Coltrane shows us his Boyhood Review by Robert Denerstein: An amazing, time-capsule-worthy portrait of boyhood

    Review by Marty Mapes: Linklater's bold experiment pays off

  • Getaway (2013)

    Gomez and Hawke drive sideways for the Getaway Review by Matt Anderson: Not the greatest movie ever made, but it is a hoot for what it is

  • Sinister (2012)

    Something Sinister this way comes Review by Robert Denerstein: Falls short of great horror

  • Before Sunset (2004)

    Hawke and Delpy reunite Before Sunset Review by Marty Mapes: Romantic sequel hangs together for 80 minutes, and not just 3 minutes at a time

  • Taking Lives (2004)

    Jolie and Karyo uncover who is Taking Lives Review by Matt Anderson

  • Chelsea Walls (2001)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Dull and lifeless, particularly for a film that tries to celebrate the inspiration art provides

  • Tape (2001)

    Ethan Hawke is caught on Tape Review by Marty Mapes: Good acting is vital in this type of movie. Hawke and Leonard have good intensity and concentration.

  • Waking Life (2001)

    The ongoing Wow is happening in Waking Life Review by Marty Mapes: Linklater deserves many congratulations and possibly a few awards.

    Review by Richard Sharp

  • Training Day (2001)

    Washington schools Hawke on Training Day Review by Scott Poston: Denzel's best since Malcolm X

  • Alive (1993)

    DVD review by Marty Mapes: The picture, the sound, and above all, the outstanding true story, make Alive a must-see

  • Dead Poets Society (1989)

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Seize the DVD, boys! Make your collection extraordinary.

  • The Magnificent Seven

    Remakes have a number Review by Matt Anderson: The Magnificent Seven packs the ammo, but needs more soul.