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  • Dillinger Is Dead

    Released in 1969, Marco Ferrerri's Italian black comedy centers on a bored businessman (Michel Piccoli) as he tries to keep himself amused one night with food (a gourmet meal he prepares while listening to American soul tunes), media (film footage of a bullfight that he projects on his wall, pantomiming the part of matador), sex (a honey-dripped encounter with the maid), and fine art (the cleaning and psychedelic painting of a gun that supposedly once belonged to John Dillinger). more...
  • Dinner Rush

    A nicely shaped script by Chicagoans Rick Shaughnessy and Brian Kalata makes this independent comedy drama (2000) a pleasure to watch. more...
  • Dirty Ho

    Essentially a comedy, this Shaw brothers-produced kung fu film from 1979 is lighter and more irreverent than most of the studio's work from that era. more...
  • Dirty Wars (NR)

    The flood of theatrical documentaries about the War on Terror—Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Why We Fight (2005), The Ground Truth (2006), No End in Sight (2007), Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), Standard Operating Procedure (2008)—has slowed to a trickle since President Obama took office, which makes this uncompromising exposé from reporter Jeremy Scahill even more important. more...
  • Disbelief

    In September 1999 a bomb leveled a Moscow apartment, wounding Yelena Morozova and killing her mother and boyfriend. more...
  • Disgrace

    Adapted from an acclaimed novel by J.M. Coetzee, this 2008 Australian feature stars John Malkovich as a hard-hearted white professor whose aggressive seduction of a mixed-race student gets him fired from his college in Cape Town, South Africa. more...
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  • Dishonored

    It's possible to look at this 1931 Josef von Sternberg film and see nothing but camp (it stars Marlene Dietrich as secret agent X-27, working behind the lines in World War I), but give it an ounce of respect and you'll discover a remarkable aesthetic object—an exercise in mise-en-scene of an awesome, glacial beauty. more...
  • The Distance

    Forget that Miguel Angel Silvestre is too gorgeous to be a boxer—with his soulful eyes, flawless profile, and rippling abs, he's a perfect apex for the romantic triangle in this 2006 noir. more...
  • Distant

    Clouds of May, the second feature of Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan, struck some viewers as belonging to the school of Kiarostami, a mistake they wouldn't make with his masterful third feature. more...
  • Distant Voices, Still Lives (PG-13)

    It's hard to say what Terence Davies's powerful masterpiece is about—growing up in a working-class family in Liverpool in the 40s and 50s—without making it sound familiar and lugubrious. more...
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