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  • The Uncondemned

    During the 1994 Rwandan genocide, an estimated 800,000 people—mostly Tutsis—were massacred in just 100 days by the Hutus (the majority ethnic group). more...
  • Unbroken Glass
  • Unbroken Glass (NR)

    When filmmaker Dinesh Das Sabu was a six-year-old boy growing up in Louisiana, his father died of cancer and his schizophrenic mother committed suicide. more...
  • Unexpected (R)

    This indie drama marks a big step forward for writer-director Kris Swanberg; compared with her previous feature, Empire Builder (2012), it's better acted, more smoothly told, and more astute in its social observations. more...
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  • Underworld

    The first full-fledged gangster movie and still an effective mood piece, this 1927 milestone was directed by the master of delirious melodrama, Josef von Sternberg. more...
  • Unsound
  • Unsound

    A young videographer, overburdened by his schizophrenic mother, decides to get her admitted to a mental hospital but only encounters more problems with state bureaucracy and the woman's violent resistance to psychiatric treatment. more...
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  • Unforgiven (R)

    One of Clint Eastwood's most accomplished westerns, based on a rather elaborate script by David Webb Peoples (who cowrote Blade Runner). more...
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  • Unforgivable (NR)

    This 2011 melodrama by French writer-director André Téchiné may not achieve the profundity of his Rendez-vous (1985), Thieves (1996), or The Witnesses (2007), but it's clearly the work of a master storyteller, conveying a rich, novelistic sense of character and a poetic feeling for the passing of time. more...
  • Unstoppable (PG-13)

    After human error sends a 39-car freight train, unmanned and loaded with toxic chemicals, racing through southern Pennsylvania, a couple of working stiffs—longtime train engineer Denzel Washington and new political hire Chris Pine—valiantly set off in hot pursuit. more...
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (NR)

    The dead speak with the living, animals speak to humans, and—thanks to a dense sound mix suggesting musique concrete—the northern Thai jungle just won't shut up in this hypnotic 2010 feature by Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady). 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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