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  • The Man Who Would Be King

    Another John Huston parable about greed, ambition, and the bitter fruits thereof (1975), acted this time by two adventurers (Sean Connery and Michael Caine), late of Her Majesty's Indian Army, who travel to a remote corner of Afghanistan to set themselves up as kings. more...
  • Manakamana
  • Manakamana

    For this novel exercise in art cinema and ethnography, directors Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez parked their camera in a cable car as it transported various tourists and natives back and forth across the hills of Nepal, to and from the Hindu shrine of Manakamana. more...
  • Maniac

    Low-budget horror (1934) from exploitation director Dwain Esper, about a lunatic who assumes the identity of a mad doctor he murders. more...
  • Manuel Munoz lecture

    Munoz is the author of What You See in the Dark, a novel set in Bakersfield, California, during the location shoot for Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho. more...
  • Marriage—Italian Style

    The interest is all in the cast as Sophia Loren chases Marcello Mastroianni through this predictable 1964 Italian farce, directed by Vittorio De Sica in weak imitation of Pietro Germi's black comedy, Divorce—Italian Style. more...
  • Maurice

    Hot on the heels of A Room With a View, director James Ivory and producer Ismail Merchant adapted another E.M. Forster novel, posthumously published in 1914 (the quasi-autobiographical subject, a male homosexual in prewar upper-class England, prevented Forster from publishing it while he was alive). more...
  • Films by AndrewMcCall

    As part of a University of Chicago symposium on his career, avant-garde Andrew McCall will present three works: the 2005 installation You and I, Horizontal (Fri-Sat 2/24-2/25, 6 to 10 PM) and the 30-minute films Line Describing a Cone, from 1973 (Fri 2/24, 8 PM), and Line Describing a Cone 2.0, from 2011 (Sat 2/25, 6:30 PM). more...
  • The McCullochs

    The "punch first and talk later" attitude of a millionaire trucking-company owner results in family turmoil when his teenage children begin rebelling. more...
  • Mean Guns

    In this 1998 feature by Albert Pyun, a group of criminals try to safe face with a crime syndicate by fighting their way out of a prison. more...
  • Mean Johnny Barrows (R)

    Blaxploitation star Fred Williamson directed and stars in this 1976 gangland drama about a Vietnam vet who becomes a hit man. With Roddy McDowall, Stuart Whitman, and Elliott Gould. more...
  • Meatballs (PG)

    A cheerful, if not particularly deft, summer-camp comedy (1979) that owes less to its ostensible inspiration, Animal House, than to the adolescent romantics of Where the Boys Are. more...