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  • Uptight

    Jules Dassin—the blacklisted director of such suspense classics as Brute Force (1947), Thieves' Highway (1949), and Rififi (1955)—collaborated with actress Ruby Dee on the screenplay of this 1968 drama, which transposes the story of Liam O'Flaherty's Irish novel The Informer to a group of black revolutionaries in Cleveland. more...
  • Urbanized (NR)

    Filmmaker Gary Hustwit presents the last in a trilogy of pop documentaries about the endless reach of modern design into our daily lives. more...
  • A Useful Life (NR)

    The first half of this black-and-white Uruguayan feature (2010) is set almost entirely in a troubled cinematheque, where a middle-aged employee (film critic Jorge Jellinek) nurses a crush on a law professor and goes about the business of showing movies to a dwindling public. more...
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  • Up!

    Russ Meyer at his most manneristic in a rather incoherent sex comedy about a Nazi in hiding (among other things). more...
  • Unknown Passage: The Dead Moon Story

    Based in a ramshackle house near Portland, Oregon, do-it-yourself mavericks Fred and Toody Cole have been touring for decades as part of the hard-rock band Dead Moon, making and distributing their own records as they raised a family together. more...
  • Underground Banker

    After borrowing money from a violent gang, a family is forced to rely on its mysterious neighbor for protection. more...
  • The Untameable

    After being hypnotized, an innocent young lady develops a split personality and changes into a volatile, cruel woman. more...