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  • Off the Map

    Based on a play by Joan Ackerman, this dreamy memory piece from director Campbell Scott reflects the influence of his mentor and frequent collaborator Alan Rudolph. more...
  • The Office

    One of America's most praised sitcoms, All in the Family, was a remake of a BBC series, so I guess it's conceivable that NBC's The Office, which premieres at the end of the month, will have a life of its own. more...
  • Offside (PG)

    This 2006 feature from Iranian master Jafar Panahi (The White Balloon, Crimson Gold) is in many ways his most entertaining and accessible—a comedy about a group of girls in Tehran who get busted when they pose as boys in an effort to watch a World Cup qualifying soccer match between Iran and Bahrain. more...
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  • Ohayo

    Perhaps the most delightful of Yasujiro Ozu's late comedies (1959), this very loose remake of his earlier I Was Born, But . . . more...
  • Old Joy

    Two old pals, hoping to renew their friendship as they approach middle age, drive into the Oregon wilderness in search of a mountain spring, but the natural purity they find there only accentuates the compromises of their everyday lives. more...
  • Oliver Twist

    Roman Polanski said he wanted to make a movie his kids could see, and clearly his take on the Charles Dickens novel, with its childhood feelings of panic and deprivation, is free of the postmodern irony most contemporary directors would have brought to the material. more...
  • Omagh

    Originally broadcast on Irish TV, this 2004 drama chronicles the events surrounding the August 1998 car bombing that claimed 29 lives in Omagh, Northern Ireland. more...
  • Omar (NR)

    This gripping Palestinian thriller (2013) evokes Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers (1966) in its depiction of not only the psychological pressures faced by people under occupation, but the murky moral consequences of retaliating against one's oppressors. more...
  • Ombres

    One art informs another in this excellent 1997 documentary about two Swiss geniuses. more...
  • On a Clear Day

    Peter Mullan (My Name Is Joe) is the reason to see this 2005 drama, another in the burgeoning microgenre of films about Brits coping with layoffs. more...
  • On Approval
  • On Approval

    The Wildean witticisms come fast and furious in this effervescent screen adaptation (1944) of a British play by Frederick Lonsdale. more...
  • On the Bowery
  • On the Bowery (NR)

    Inspired by The Bicycle Thief, New York filmmaker Lionel Rogosin set out to make a neo-realist drama on the city's skid row, and his 1957 film is a priceless time capsule, though its images of addiction and despair have barely aged. more...