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  • The Pretty One (R)

    Zoe Kazan plays opposite herself as identical twins in this comedy that turns a sitcom-level gimmick into a darkly funny take on role-playing, desire, and self-actualization. more...
  • The Past
  • The Past (PG-13)

    Iranian director Asghar Farhadi follows his masterful A Separation (2011) with another elaborate moral puzzle, though this one, his first film to be shot in France, is notably devoid of the Islamic fundamentalism that figured so heavily in the earlier drama. more...
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  • Point and Shoot
  • Point and Shoot

    Marshall Curry (If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front) directed and edited this provocative documentary about Matthew Vandyke, a Georgetown University graduate who went to the Middle East in search of adventure and ended up fighting in the Libyan Revolution of 2011. more...
  • Possession

    Andrzej Zulawski's 1981 masterpiece opens with the messy separation of a middle-class couple (Sam Neill, Isabelle Adjani), then goes on to imagine various catastrophic breakdowns—of interpersonal relationships, social order, and ultimately narrative logic itself. more...
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  • The Party (PG)

    Blake Edwards effortlessly expands the style and format of a silent two-reel comedy into a feature-length celebration of the sight gag (1968), as Indian bit player Peter Sellers, who has just destroyed a remake of Gunga Din, finds himself at an exclusive party at the Hollywood home of his producer. more...
  • Pierrot le Fou

    "I wanted to tell the story of the last romantic couple," Jean-Luc Godard said of this brilliant, all-over-the-place adventure and meditation about two lovers on the run (Jean-Paul Belmondo and Anna Karina). more...
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  • Philomena (PG-13)

    Adapted from a book by Martin Sixsmith, this absorbing drama recounts the British journalist's relationship with Philomena Lee, an Irish woman who bore a child out of wedlock in the 1950s and was forced by nuns at the Roscrea convent to surrender it for adoption. more...
  • The Punk Singer
  • The Punk Singer

    Loaded with catchy tunes and catchier ideas, this documentary profiles the fearless feminist rocker Kathleen Hanna, who swam against the current of 90s punk machismo with her Washington-state band Bikini Kill and her influential fanzine Riot Grrrl. more...
  • Prisoners (R)

    Denis Villeneuve returns to the themes of religion and torture he explored in his 2010 drama Incendies, but with this exquisitely calibrated thriller enters the Hollywood mainstream. more...
  • The Pink Panther

    The 1963 film that began the long association of Blake Edwards and Peter Sellers, with Sellers as the unwitting anarchist, Inspector Clouseau, pursuing a jet-set jewel thief (David Niven) who's conveniently carrying on an affair with Clouseau's wife (Capucine). more...
  • Princess Mononoke (PG-13)

    This folkloric animated epic (1997)—set in the 14th century but with ecological trimmings and occasional anachronisms such as hand grenades—was Japan's all-time box office champ before Titanic. more...