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  • Dallas Buyers Club (R)

    Matthew McConaughey, looking like a waxen Marlboro Man, stars as Ron Woodroof, a real-life Texan who was infected with AIDS in the mid-80s and defied his doctors' death sentence by smuggling great quantities of unlicensed pharmaceuticals into the U.S. Critics are praising this drama for its flashy performances by McConaughey, whose homophobic character is softened by his experience, and Jared Leto, as a transgender man who becomes first his antagonist and then his ally; like the Tom Hanks-Denzel Washington relationship in Philadelphia (1993), their growing fellowship is supposed to provide an entry point for socially conservative viewers, though one wonders if that's really necessary at this point. more...
  • The Darjeeling Limited (R)

    In its story line, this wacky tale (2007) from Wes Anderson (Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums) about estranged wealthy brothers (Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, cowriter Jason Schwartzman) reunited for a strained spiritual journey through India is pretty unconvincing as character development. more...
  • Dead Man Walking (R)

    Tim Robbins's second feature as a writer-director (1995), adapted from Sister Helen Prejean's autobiographical book of the same title, has its awkward and square moments directorially, but it's also uncommonly honest and serious—rare enough qualities these days—and its two powerful lead performances (Susan Sarandon as Prejean and Sean Penn as a rapist and killer she's trying to save in more ways than one) are ample reason to see the picture. more...
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  • Deadpool
  • Deadpool (R)

    Ryan Reynolds vanquishes the ghost of his failed Green Lantern franchise and reclaims his squandered villain role from Wolverine (2013) as the titular antihero in this raunchy Marvel action flick. more...
  • Death Race 2000
  • Death Race 2000 (R)

    Vintage 1975 sleazebucket production from Roger Corman's New World Pictures, loaded with sex, violence, and general vulgarity, but orchestrated by one of the most interesting personalities then operating in the exploitation field, Paul Bartel (director of the notorious Private Parts and, later, Eating Raoul). more...
  • Deep End (R)

    Jerzy Skolimowski's first English-language film (1970), made just after his departure from Poland—which may help account for the film's unusually strong sense of displacement, unfamiliarity, and isolation. more...
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  • The Departed (R)

    After a pair of expensive historical epics (Gangs of New York, The Aviator) Martin Scorsese returns to the well for this blistering crime thriller (2006) about cops and robbers in South Boston. more...
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  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl (R)

    Adapted from Phoebe Gloeckner's acclaimed 2002 graphic novel, this provocative indie feature chronicles the furtive sexual relationship between a precocious 15-year-old girl (Bel Powley) and her mother's boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgard) in the anything-goes atmosphere of mid-70s San Francisco. more...
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  • Do the Right Thing (R)

    With the possible exception of his cable miniseries When the Levees Broke, this 1989 feature is still Spike Lee's best work, chronicling a very hot day on a single block of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, when a series of minor encounters and incidents lead to an explosion of racial violence at an Italian-owned pizzeria. more...
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