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  • The Accountant
  • The Accountant (R)

    Flashbacks scattered throughout this crime thriller show an autistic boy being harshly raised by a military father; years later the child, a mathematical savant, has grown up into a "black money" specialist for various underworld figures and also a trained killer (he compulsively finishes off every victim with a double head shot). more...
  • Arrival
  • Arrival (PG-13)

    A noted linguist (Amy Adams) grieves for her teenage daughter, who has died of cancer, but that personal tragedy gets knocked into perspective when a dozen alien spaceships land at seemingly random locations around the world. more...
  • Afterimage

    Andrzej Wajda, one of Poland's greatest filmmakers, closed out his long career with this unusually personal and despairing biopic of the avant-garde painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski. more...
  • Anomalisa
  • Anomalisa (R)

    Originally a pseudonymous play by eccentric screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), this uncanny and moving stop-motion animation tells a story of loneliness, selfishness, and fragile connection. more...
  • American Honey
  • American Honey (R)

    In this entrancing road movie from British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), an abused teen (Sasha Lane) joins a cadre of other wayward young adults who sell magazines door-to-door across the midwest. more...
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    Abacus Federal Savings Bank holds the distinction of being the only financial institution prosecuted as a result of the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, though as this engrossing documentary by Steve James suggests, it may have been a sacrificial lamb. more...
  • All the Difference
  • All the Difference

    Chicagoan Tod Lending, whose Oscar-nominated documentary Legacy (2000) looked at a family trying to survive the Henry Horner Homes, returns to the west side for this Hoop Dreams-like story of two impoverished Englewood teens fighting an uphill battle to get through college. more...
  • Aquarius (NR)

    Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonça Filho turned heads with his ambitious feature debut Neighboring Sounds (2014), in which a middle-class high-rise in his hometown of Recife becomes a sort of social ecosystem. more...
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  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell
  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell (NR)

    Produced for HBO, this engrossing documentary by Tracy Droz Tragos comes down hard on the state of Missouri, where women who seek abortions have a choice of exactly one provider and are further constrained by a 72-hour waiting period. more...
  • The Assassin
  • The Assassin (NR)

    In the ninth century, near the end of the Tang Dynasty, the governor of a state pulling away from the empire (Chang Chen) is stalked by a beautiful assassin (Shu Qi) who's been trained since childhood by the cunning princess of a rival family (Sheu Fang-yi). more...
  • Aloft
  • Aloft (R)

    This distinctive magic realist drama marks the English-language debut of Peruvian writer-director Claudia Llosa, who received an Oscar nomination for her previous feature, The Milk of Sorrow (2009). more...
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  • The Apostate
  • The Apostate

    This Spanish-Uruguayan satire (2015) about a man struggling to leave his Catholic church in Madrid offers a wry absurdist take on existential crisis without resorting to cliche. more...
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  • L'Astragal

    The title of Brigitte Sy's electric sophomore feature (2015) translates as "the anklebone," which is what the female protagonist, an Algerian-born delinquent, breaks while escaping from a French prison in the late 1950s. more...
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  • Almost Holy
  • Almost Holy

    Pastor Gennadiy Mokhnenko, the flawed hero of this stirring 2015 documentary, runs Pilgrim Republic, a rehabilitation center for drug-addicted street kids in Mariupol, Ukraine. more...
  • Arabian Nights
  • Arabian Nights

    For this 2015 trilogy of dramatic features—subtitled The Restless One (125 min.), The Desolate One (131 min.), and The Enchanted One (125 min.)—Portuguese director Miguel Gomes uses One Thousand and One Nights, the classic collection of Middle Eastern and southeast Asian folktales, to consider his country's recent fiscal crisis. more...