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  • Jason Bourne (2016)

    Damon gets re-Bourne Review by Robert Denerstein: Damon and Greengrass return with preposterous action set pieces

    Review by Matt Anderson: Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass miss an opportunity to do something new with Jason Bourne.

  • Lincoln (2012)

    Day-Lewis portrays Lincoln Review by Marty Mapes: When Spielberg humanizes, it works, and when he mythologizes, it doesn't

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Though impressively thorough, Lincoln sometimes loses its way

    Review by Matt Anderson: Daniel Day-Lewis delivers a tour de force performance as Abraham Lincoln.

  • Hope Springs (2012)

    For Jones and Streep Hope Springs eternal Review by Robert Denerstein: Should this marriage be saved?

  • Men in Black III (2012)

    Men in Black 3 ... or is it 2 twice? Review by Robert Denerstein: A palatable reprise of Men in Black

    Review by Matt Anderson: The biggest surprise about Men In Black 3 is that it's actually pretty good.

  • Captain America (2011)

    Review by Matt Anderson: The heartbreak is this good movie could've been great.

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  • 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

  • In the Valley of Elah (2007)

    Jones looks for his son In the Valley of Elah Review by Marty Mapes: A well-made issue movie; but a little too dense and structured

  • A Prairie Home Companion (2006)

    Reilly sings cowboy songs on A Prairie Home Companion Review by Marty Mapes: The movie is as enjoyable as the broadcast, and it's cheaper than going to a live show

  • The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2006)

    Cedillo has Three Burials for Jones Review by Marty Mapes: New filmmakers are often told "don't mistake motion for action." This is why.

  • The Missing (2003)

    Even with Blanchett, something is Missing Review by Marty Mapes: Too cinematic to be genuine

  • Men in Black II (2002)

    Mr. Smith and Mr. Jones are back in Black Review by Marty Mapes: Short, to the point, and broadly appealing to adolescent males