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  • Morris From America
  • Morris From America (R)

    Morris is a 13-year-old black kid transplanted from New York to Heidelberg, Germany, where he struggles to learn the language, endures the racist jokes of his ignorant classmates, and yearns hopelessly for the love of a pale, blond heartbreaker two years ahead of him. more...
  • Marguerite
  • Marguerite (R)

    The fine French drama Marguerite fictionalizes the life of American socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, whose vocal performances of classical arias, beginning in private music clubs and culminating in a 1944 recital at Carnegie Hall, have earned her a large and respectful entry in the encyclopedia of bad. more...
  • Miss Sharon Jones!
  • Miss Sharon Jones!

    Put your hands together for Miss Sharon Jones, the New York soul diva who fronts the 60s revivalists the Dap-Kings and whose battle with Stage II pancreatic cancer is chronicled in this spirited documentary by veteran filmmaker Barbara Kopple (Harlan County, U.S.A.). more...
  • My Golden Days
  • My Golden Days (R)

    The lazy-minded will call this a coming-of-age drama, but it's the exact opposite: the hero (Mathieu Amalric), a French anthropologist living in Tajikistan, looks back on his teenage years with angst and disappointment, as if he's never really gotten past them. more...
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  • The Measure of a Man
  • The Measure of a Man

    American movies like The Company Men (2010) and Up in the Air (2009) have dealt with the anger and despair of middle-aged unemployment, but nothing I've seen has captured the grinding humiliation of looking for work in the new economy like this 2015 French drama by Stéphane Brizé. more...
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  • My Big Night
  • My Big Night

    Álex de la Iglesia, Spain's master of grotesque comedy, checks his more outre impulses at the door for this frantic backstage farce (2015) about a glitzy New Year's Eve special being taped inside a giant TV studio. more...
  • A Most Violent Year (R)

    Disciples of the Godfather trilogy will like this taut crime drama by J.C. Chandor (Margin Call, All Is Lost), which successfully re-creates not only the Coppola movies' layered intrigue but, even more impressively, the old-world sense of honor and dignity that set them apart from previous gangster sagas. more...
  • Mr. Holmes
  • Mr. Holmes (PG)

    Like The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (1976) and The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), this adaptation of Mitch Cullin's novel A Slight Trick of the Mind purports to show the real man behind the legendary sleuth, and as in those movies, the scenes focused on character are more striking than the obligatory detective tale. more...
  • Microbe & Gasoline
  • Microbe & Gasoline

    With an engine, an auto frame, and some discarded lumber, two pubescent misfits in Versailles construct a ramshackle motor home and set off for a street-illegal tour de France. more...