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Jaffa

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

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Angelina Jolie

  • Unbroken (2014)

    O'Connell uses his physicality Review by Robert Denerstein: An intermittently powerful effort from Angelina Jolie

  • Maleficent (2014)

    Jolie makes a magnificent Maleficent Review by Robert Denerstein: Beautifully crafted, but not always captivating

    Review by Matt Anderson: Angelina Jolie nails it as Maleficent in this respectful, modern spin on Sleeping Beauty.

  • In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: An impressive piece of work from first-time director Angelina Jolie

  • The Tourist (2010)

    Review by Matt Anderson: With Jolie and Depp as the tour guides, sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

  • Changeling (2008)

    Jolie gets left with a Changeling Review by Matt Anderson: "Responsibility" is the key word in this chilling drama -- appropriate for an election year

  • Wanted (2008)

    Jolie makes McAvoy feel Wanted Review by Matt Anderson: Matrix/Fight Club flick outlandish yet believable within the confines of its own hyperactive logic

  • Kung Fu Panda (2008)

    Kicking tail in Kung Fu Panda Review by Matt Anderson: An amiable romp with a decent message for the cubs

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Pandamonium storms Blu-ray

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Panda + Sequel = DVD Awesomeness

  • Beowulf (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Zemeckis animates one heck of a grandiose character

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Beowulf is here to kill your monster!

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: Beowulf on Blu-ray is showcase material

  • A Mighty Heart (2007)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Jolie's best performance, and movie, since Girl, Interrupted

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: In A Mighty Heart, Angelina Jolie finally proves her Oscar win wasn't a fluke

  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

    Jolie is Smith, Jane Smith Review by Risë Keller: When married assassins Pitt and Jolie learn they have been hired to kill each other, sparks fly

  • Alexander (2004)

    For no reason, Anthony Hopkins narrates Alexander Review by Marty Mapes: Doesn't earn the right to be three hours long

  • Shark Tale (2004)

    Smith and Zellweger get a Shark Tale makeover Review by Matt Anderson: Like sushi, will appeal to a certain taste, but most children will squirm

  • Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)

    Angelina Jolie supports Sky Captain. Do you? Review by John Adams: It's a "gee-whiz doozy" for those who can say it without blushing

  • Taking Lives (2004)

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

  • Beyond Borders (2003)

    Jolie works Beyond Borders Review by Matt Anderson: Beyond Borders would have done greater service without the romantic entanglements

  • Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (2003)

    Jolie fits nicely into Lara Croft's boots Review by Matt Anderson: Lara punches a shark, rides a motorcycle on the Great Wall of China, and dives off a skyscraper

  • Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

    Angelina Jolie is a Tomb Raider Review by Matt Anderson: Lady Croft fills the screen with adventure

  • Gone in Sixty Seconds (Extended Director's Cut) (2000)

    Car chase movie looks, sounds good on DVD, but did we need it? DVD review by Ryan Hurtig: Fans might buy a new edition, but they might feel ripped off by how little extra material there is

  • Salt

    Review by Matt Anderson:

    Take it with a grain of salt and Angelina Jolie's latest is a perfectly good popcorn thriller.