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Wild Hogs

The movie manages to stay on course but the DVD's extra features are road kill —Matt Anderson (DVD review...)

Three middle-aged guys drag their Wild Hogs across country

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  • Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)

    Firth leads Kingsman-wannabe Egerton Review by Robert Denerstein: Not for every taste, but this spy spoof has some kick

    Review by Matt Anderson: An amiable – and subversive – romp through spy genre tropes.

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

    Captain America meets Winter Soldier Review by Robert Denerstein: Gives an adult tilt to the Marvel Comics world

    Review by Matt Anderson: Sequel starts hot but ends cold.

  • The Avengers (2012)

    Ruffalo and Downey assemble into The Avengers Review by Robert Denerstein: Comic-book movie delivers the goods

  • Iron Man 2 (2010)

    Downey, Jr., wears Iron Man's heart on his chest Review by Matt Anderson: Kicks off summer movie season with panache

    Review by Robert Denerstein: 1 was better but 2 will do

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)

    Animated we are Review by Matt Anderson: An extended commercial for an animated TV series debuting in the fall.

  • Jumper (2008)

    Rooker drives Christensen to Jump away from home Review by Matt Anderson: Conveniently improbable storytelling makes a a l-o-n-g, surprisingly dull 90 minutes

  • 1408 (2007)

    Review by Nick Reed: Doesn't offer enough to distract you from recognizing what you've already seen before

  • xXx: State of the Union (2005)

    Review by Matt Anderson: Never before has a "franchise" fallen apart so quickly

  • In My Country (2005)

    Binoche and Jackson listen to testimony In My Country Review by Marty Mapes: Stories of Apartheid deserve to be heard, but that doesn't automatically make this a good film

  • The Incredibles (2004)

    Incredible: Pixar hits again Review by Matt Anderson: It's the social commentary, yes, social commentary, that sets this Pixar film a nudge above the rest

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The supplemental materials are superb, the rare kind that actually expand on the movie's universe

    DVD review by Matt Anderson: The Incredibles make an incredible debut on Blu-ray.

  • Basic (2003)

    Travolta gets back to Basic Review by Marty Mapes: I had to take on faith that the plot could, theoretically, be made sense of

  • Formula 51 (2002)

    Sam Jackson invents the new Formula 51 Review by Marty Mapes: Utterly without redeeming social importance

  • XXX (2002)

    Vin Diesel blows sXXX up Review by Marty Mapes: There isn't anything very adult about XXX, an adolescent fantasy with big explosions

  • Changing Lanes (2002)

    Affleck wishes he weren't Changing Lanes Review by Marty Mapes: Sometimes God likes to put two guys in a paper bag and just let 'em rip

  • The Caveman's Valentine (2001)

    Samuel L. Jackson gets the Caveman's Valentine Review by Marty Mapes: Artful characters and settings clash with a formulaic detective story

  • Unbreakable (2000)

    Bruce Willis is Unbreakable Review by Marty Mapes

  • The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Review by Matt Anderson: It's one of those movies that no doubt looked great on paper.