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  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central

    This unpredictable 2013 feature by French writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski (Belle Épine) starts as a piece of gritty social realism and gradually evolves into an old-fashioned romantic melodrama, but Zlotowski maintains such strong control over the material that the change doesn't feel jarring. more...
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  • Grand Illusion

    For many years this 1937 tale of brotherhood and escape, set in a World War I German prison camp, was considered Jean Renoir's official masterpiece. more...
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  • Grand Illusion

    A film about war without a single scene of combat, Jean Renoir's 1937 masterpiece about French and German officers during World War I suggests that the true divisions of that conflict were of class rather than nationality. more...
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  • Le Grand Voyage

    Mismatched travel companions are a staple of the road movie, but the device has seldom been used to more resonant effect than in this piquant 2004 drama about an elderly French-Moroccan (Mohamed Majd) who drags his assimilated young son (Nicolas Cazale) on a pilgrimage to Mecca. more...
  • The Grandfather Trilogy

    In this 1981 trilogy, Allen Ross creates a deeply humane portrait of his grandfather and family, pacing his long, static takes to replicate the grandfather's halting rhythms. more...
  • Grandma
  • Grandma (R)

    The pistol-packin' granny has been a comedy archetype for years, but it turns out to be the role of a lifetime for Lily Tomlin, whose tour de force performance lights up this well-written escapade by Paul Weitz (About a Boy). more...
  • The Grapes of Wrath (NR)

    John Ford's Oscar-winning 1940 vision of the ant line of Okies marching across the Depression desert to California was based on John Steinbeck's best seller, and it remains, for better or worse, Ford's best-known and most “respectable” film. more...
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  • Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life (NR)

    A fascinating (and fascinatingly dated) 1925 silent documentary by Merian Cooper and Ernest Schoedsack, the codirectors of King Kong, about a U.S. travel expedition through the mountains of Turkey and Persia—more specifically, about the annual migration of more than 50,000 Bakhtiari tribesmen with their cattle in search of fresh pastures. more...
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • Grave of the Fireflies

    A teenage boy and his young sister struggle to survive the Allied assault on Japan in this wrenching antiwar drama (1988), which rivals the films of Hayao Miyazaki in elevating anime to the level of fine art. more...
  • Gravity (PG-13)

    Jonathan Rosenbaum once wrote that F.W. Murnau's Faust "integrates its dazzling special effects so seamlessly that they're indistinguishable from the film's narrative, poetry, and, above all, metaphysics." more...
  • Gravity 3D (PG-13)

    Jonathan Rosenbaum once wrote that F.W. Murnau's Faust "integrates its dazzling special effects so seamlessly that they're indistinguishable from the film's narrative, poetry, and, above all, metaphysics." more...
  • The Great Beauty
  • The Great Beauty (NR)

    Celebrating Rome in all its decay, this florid comedy by Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, This Must Be the Place) opens with a hyperbolically gaudy party honoring a celebrity journalist (Toni Servillo) on his 65th birthday. more...