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  • Matinee (PG)

    John Goodman stars as shlockmeister Lawrence Woolsey (affectionately based on William Castle), who turns up in Key West in 1962 to present a preview of his latest horror B-film. more...
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  • A Matter of Life and Death

    This enduring 1946 Technicolor fantasy by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger began as a propaganda piece meant to cement wobbly British-American postwar relations, and some of that theme survives, notably in the climactic trial scene set in heaven. more...
  • Max Havelaar

    Adapted from a classic 19th-century novel, this Dutch saga (1976) by Fons Rademakers portrays the title character's efforts to alleviate racism and corruption in the colonial East Indies. more...
  • Maxed Out

    This muckraking documentary on America's personal-debt crisis lays bare the predatory practices of credit card companies and the Bush administration's cozy relationship with the financial services industry, contrasting them with the personal misery of people whose lives have been ruined by consumer debt. more...
  • Mayor of the Sunset Strip

    Disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer has been a fixture of Los Angeles rock radio since the mid-70s, and before that he was a ubiquitous scenester on the Sunset Strip, attaching himself to such chart toppers as the Monkees, the Beach Boys, and Sonny and Cher. more...
  • Films by Matt McCormick

    In the last few years Matt McCormick of Portland, Oregon, has emerged as one of our strongest independent filmmakers, doing work that's both ingenuous and humorously absurd. more...
  • Me and My Gal (NR)

    Manny Farber singles out this 1932 programmer as Raoul Walsh's best film, and there's a fair chance that he's right. more...
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  • Me and My Sister

    The French title of Alexandra Leclere's 2004 debut feature translates as “The Angry Sisters,” but in fact only one of the siblings qualifies as such. more...
  • Me and Orson Welles (PG-13)

    Surely the great filmmaker would have gotten a rueful chuckle from the fact that he's been a character in almost as many movies (including RKO 281, Cradle Will Rock, Ed Wood, and Heavenly Creatures) as he was ever permitted to direct. more...
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  • Me Too (NR)

    A 34-year-old virgin in Seville (Pablo Pineda, marvelous) refuses to let his Down syndrome crush his dreams in this bittersweet 2009 Spanish drama, which is gratifying for its lack of sentimentality. more...
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