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  • A War
  • A War (R)

    Tobias Lindholm—whose gripping thriller A Hijacking (2012) detailed tense negotiations between Somali pirates and Danish shipping executives over a stolen vessel—brings his exacting, clinical approach to this tale of Danish military forces in Afghanistan. more...
  • The Water Diviner
  • The Water Diviner (R)

    When big Hollywood stars decide they want to direct, they often gravitate toward ambitious period dramas, whether they're Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves), Robert De Niro (The Good Shepherd), Ben Affleck (Argo), Angelina Jolie (Unbroken), or Russell Crowe, who makes his directing debut with this impressive World War I story. more...
  • We Are Your Friends
  • We Are Your Friends (R)

    Like its protagonist—a 23-year-old DJ from the San Fernando Valley—the coming-of-age story We Are Your Friends is sentimental, eager to please, and full of energy. more...
  • Weiner
  • Weiner (R)

    As brutal and compelling as a car-crash video, this documentary by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg records the 2013 New York mayoral run of Anthony Weiner, a fire-breathing liberal Democrat who had been laughed out of Congress two years earlier for accidentally posting a photo of his penis on Twitter. more...
  • Welcome to Me
  • Welcome to Me (R)

    A woman suffering from borderline personality disorder (Kristen Wiig) goes off her meds, wins $86 million in the lottery, and decides to broadcast her own Oprah-style talk show, which becomes a vehicle for her petty grudges and weird obsessions. more...
  • Welcome to the Dollhouse (R)

    An intriguing and arresting dark comedy (1995) from American independent writer-director Todd Solondz, who focuses on an 11-year-old misfit in New Jersey but refuses to sentimentalize her. more...
  • West of Memphis (R)

    The case of the West Memphis Three—the teenage boys convicted on shaky evidence for the 1993 murders of three eight-year-olds—has already been covered in a trilogy of documentaries by Joe Berlinger and Bruce Sinofsky (Paradise Lost and its sequels), but this summation is such a powerful piece of storytelling that it feels authoritative. more...
  • The Whistleblower (R)

    Larysa Kondracki's first feature successfully avoids the major pitfalls of the activist docudrama: the main character's heroism never overshadows the larger issue at hand, nor does exposition gum up the storytelling. more...
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