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  • Q&A

    Sidney Lumet returns to his special stomping ground—the workings of the New York Police Department and justice system, and how they're affected by racial antagonisms and ethnic loyalties—in a richly detailed, caustic thriller, adapted by Lumet himself from a novel by Hispanic judge Edwin Torres. more...
  • Quantum of Solace

    A few years back, the easy sexism and narcissism of the James Bond series looked dated to the point of obsolescence, but Quantum of Solace proves that a revenge motive is just what's needed to rejuvenate all the Bond cliches. more...
  • Queen and Country
  • Queen and Country

    John Boorman's acclaimed Hope and Glory (1987) drew on his experience as a young boy during the London blitz; this sequel (2014) picks up the story a decade later, when the Boorman character (Callum Turner) has been conscripted into the British Army during the Korean conflict. more...
  • The Queen

    Helen Mirren's flinty performance as Elizabeth II got all the attention, but equally impressive is Peter Morgan's insightful script for this UK drama, which quietly teases out the social, political, and historical implications of the 1997 death of Diana, Princess of Wales. more...
  • Queen of Earth
  • Queen of Earth (R)

    Queen of Earth is a psychological horror film about a woman on the edge of madness and the “frenemy” ready to push her over it. more...
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  • Queen of Katwe
  • Queen of Katwe (PG)

    The Walt Disney Company has given us a long line of uplifting biographical sports dramas; what distinguishes this film about Ugandan chess player Phiona Mutesi is its complicated and colorful central setting: the Ugandan slum of Katwe, where Mutesi grew up. more...
  • Queimada

    The title of Gillo Pontecorvo's monumental 1969 film about 19th-century colonialism and revolution was going to be “Quemada”—Spanish for “burned”—until Spanish authorities pressured him into substituting Portugal as the imperial power. more...
  • The Quiet American

    Joseph L. Mankiewicz's 1958 adaptation of the Graham Greene novel certainly makes hash of its anti-American, procommunist elements, but this story about a disillusioned British journalist (Michael Redgrave) and an idealistic American (Audie Murphy) battling over the heart, mind, and body of a Saigon woman was sufficiently provocative for Jean-Luc Godard to declare it the best film of the year. more...
  • The Quiet Man (NR)

    John Ford's 1952 Oscar winner is a tribute to an Ireland that exists only in the imaginations of songwriters and poets like Ford, a fairy green place where people really do say "faith and begorrah." more...
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  • Quietly On By

    Directed by Frank V. Ross of suburban Westmont, this intimate drama builds to a compelling portrait of psychological disintegration. more...
  • Quinceanera

    A 15-year-old girl (Emily Rios) in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles gets pregnant and, despite her conviction that she's technically a virgin, is kicked out of the house by her religious father. more...
  • Quiz Show

    Robert Redford's best and richest directorial effort (1994) unpacks the TV quiz show scandal of the late 50s, when glamorous intellectual Charles Van Doren, star contestant on the quiz show Twenty-One, belatedly confessed that he'd been fed all the questions in advance. more...