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" Holy crap, the vultures are eating my head. "
— Owen Wilson, Shanghai Noon

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Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life

Lara punches a shark, rides a motorcycle on the Great Wall of China, and dives off a skyscraper —Matt Anderson (review...)

Jolie fits nicely into Lara Croft's boots

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Peter Sarsgaard

  • Blue Jasmine (2013)

    Sarsgaard and Blanchett brighten Blue Jasmine Review by Robert Denerstein: Blanchett an excellent Blanche

  • Robot & Frank (2012)

    Robot and Frank (right) Review by Robert Denerstein: Deserves credit for bringing comic fantasy close to sensitive reality

  • Green Lantern (2011)

    Reynolds carries a Green Lantern Review by Robert Denerstein: Another comic-book hero hits the screen... and doesn't make a big enough splash

    Review by Matt Anderson: A weak character arc makes this Green Lantern pretty dim.

  • An Education (2009)

    Sarsgaard gives Mulligan An Education Review by Robert Denerstein: An exceptionally smart performance from actress Carey Mulligan

  • Jarhead (2005)

    Jarhead is an empty vessel Review by Marty Mapes: I came. I saw. I didn't do anything. I went back home.

  • Garden State (2004)

    Sarsgaard, Portman and Braff slack in Garden State Review by Marty Mapes: Deadpan, melancholy, and slightly absurd, like Donnie Darko, or Igby Goes Down

  • Shattered Glass (2003)

    Review by Marty Mapes: Not a particularly cinematic story, but outstanding performances justify this production

  • K-19 The Widowmaker (2002)

    Harrison ford commands the K-19 Review by Marty Mapes: Fits safely within established movie parameters

  • The Magnificent Seven

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