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  • Into the Woods (2014)

    Streep goes Into the Woods Review by Robert Denerstein: Musical trip into the woods looks great, but where is the magic?

  • The Giver (2014)

    Thwaites learns from The Giver Review by Robert Denerstein: Another adaptation of a popular young adult novel

  • Hope Springs (2012)

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

  • The Iron Lady (2011)

    Streep rules with an Iron Lady Review by Robert Denerstein: Streep's strong. The movie, not so much.

  • It's Complicated (2009)

    Review by Robert Denerstein: Streep's a diva in this Frothy comedy

  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)

    Family frustrates the Fantastic Mr. Fox Review by Robert Denerstein: Children, schmildren; adults will be entertained by this witty and detailed adaptation

  • Doubt (2008)

    Adams and Streep discuss Doubt and certainty Review by Marty Mapes: Not a cinematic powerhouse, but a good conversation starter

  • Mamma Mia! (2008)

    Sophie's Mamma jumps for joy DVD review by Marty Mapes: Skip it, not because it's a chick flick, but because it doesn't aim to be more than fluff

  • The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

    This Devil Wears Prada Review by Matt Anderson: Never, ever sympathize with the devil. That's what made the book fun and what makes the movie flop.

  • 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 Manchurian Candidate (2004)

    Live Schreiber is the Manchurian Candidate for president Review by Marty Mapes: Just when you think Demme lost it, a brilliant moment of phototography, lighting, or acting appears

  • The Hours (2002)

    Three great actresses pass The Hours Review by Risë Keller: Their stories remind us to live according to our own truths

  • Adaptation (2002)

    Nic Cage evolves into Charlie Kaufman through Adaptation Review by Marty Mapes: Self-reference is one of the movie's strong suits, it's also a distraction

  • Music of the Heart (1999)

    Review by Marty Mapes

  • One True Thing (1998)

    Review by Andrea Birgers

  • Mary Poppins Returns

    Mary Poppins Returns Review by Matt Anderson: Emily Blunt's take on Mary Poppins is practically perfect in every way.