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  • The Girlfriends (NR)

    This strong early feature (1955) by Michelangelo Antonioni, based on a novel by Cesare Pavese, focuses on a woman who returns to her native Turin to open a fashion salon, and on the troubled wealthy young men and women she gets to know. more...
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  • Girlhood
  • Girlhood

    Girlhood, a French drama about poor black teens on the outskirts of Paris, opens with an electrifying sequence set to throbbing dance rock by composer Jean-Baptiste de Laubier. more...
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  • Girls About Town

    Kay Francis and Lilyan Tashman are high-priced Manhattan "escorts" hired to amuse a skinflint midwestern copper baron (Eugene Pallette) and his cynical business associate (Joel McCrea) during a weekend yacht trip. more...
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  • Girls Rock!

    In one slender documentary codirectors Shane King and Arne Johnson accomplish what Hollywood routinely bungles: incisively depicting the inner lives of complicated young females. more...
  • The Glass House

    The cultural and legal prohibitions governing women in Iran are felt more acutely by young victims of rape and physical abuse, who are treated as though they were the transgressors. more...
  • Glass Lips

    Polish surrealist Lech Majewski is a real problem, a filmmaker of extraordinary visual talent whose thematic material seems confined to the sort of Catholic sexual hang-ups Martin Scorsese worked through in his student films. more...
  • The Glass Shield

    The fourth feature (1995) by this country's most gifted black filmmaker, Charles Burnett (Killer of Sheep), is his first with a directly political edge—a heartfelt and persuasive look at the racism and corruption of the Los Angeles police force, based on a true story and calculated to burn its hard lessons straight into your skull. more...
  • The Gleaners and I

    A superb documentary (2000) by Agnes Varda, the sole woman member of the French New Wave, who not only wrote and directed but also shot the film with a digital camera. more...
  • Gleason
  • Gleason (R)

    Diagnosed with ALS in 2011, former NFL player Steve Gleason agreed to let filmmaker Clay Tweel document his battle with the disease, partly so his newborn son would have a record of him before he lost the ability to speak. more...
  • Glengarry Glen Ross

    The underrated James Foley (After Dark, My Sweet) shows an excellent feeling for the driven and haunted jive rhythms of David Mamet, macho invective and all, in a superb 1992 delivery of his tour de force theater piece about desperate real estate salesmen, adapted for the screen by Mamet himself. more...
  • Gloria
  • Gloria (R)

    A giant white peacock fills the frame late in this superb Chilean comedy, startling the title character and aptly symbolizing the way director Sebastian Lelio has fanned her open as a personality. more...
  • Go for Zucker!

    A huge hit in its native Germany, Dani Levy's 2004 screwball comedy owes a clear debt to manic charades like Some Like It Hot and The Producers that pushed the limits of political correctness. more...
  • Go Further

    While it didn't convince me to give up corn dogs, Ron Mann's 100-minute celebration of actor Woody Harrelson's Simple Organic Living tour (a bus-and-bicycle caravan spreading the gospel of holistic living along the Pacific coast) is a highly entertaining form of ecological agitprop—radical but accessible. more...