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  • The Last Mistress (NR)

    It's characteristic of the virtues and limitations of French sexual provocateur Catherine Breillat (Romance, Anatomy of Hell) that they usually derive from the same source—the fearless determination to skirt the borders of camp. more...
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  • The Last Rites of Joe May (NR)

    Released from the hospital after a seven-week battle with pneumonia, an aging tough guy (Dennis Farina) returns to his apartment on Chicago's near west side and discovers that his landlord has tossed all his belongings and rented his unit to a single mother and her little girl. more...
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  • Last Train Home (NR)

    Chinese-Canadian director Lixin Fan considers the social upheavals wrought by China's economic miracle in this 2009 documentary, which records the annual migration of nearly 130 million urban factory workers back to their native villages to celebrate the New Year. more...
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  • Last Weekend (NR)

    This tepid indie comedy lacks a consistent tone; directors Tom Dolby and Tom Williams can't decide whether to satirize or sympathize with their wealthy, self-regarding characters. more...
  • The Legend of Pale Male (NR)

    This clunky but charming video documentary focuses on Pale Male, a red-tailed hawk that has nested in New York City's Central Park since the early 1990s. more...
  • Let It Rain (NR)

    I've read more than one review that refers to the movies of French writer-director Agnes Jaoui as "middlebrow," which may be meant as a respectful euphemism for "middling." more...
  • Let the Bullets Fly (NR)

    This period action comedy by Jiang Wen (Devils on the Doorstep) is great fun in the Shakespearean tradition, stuffed with lively characters, dramatic stand-offs, and stolen-identity subplots. more...
  • Liberal Arts (NR)

    College is supposed to prepare you for adult life, which doesn't explain why so many graduates fantasize about going back to college. more...
  • Life During Wartime (NR)

    Happiness (1998) still stands as one of the most shocking and brilliant comedies ever made, so this 2009 sequel by writer-director Todd Solondz was almost guaranteed to be a disappointment. more...
  • Limelight (NR)

    Canadian nightclub impresario Peter Gatien owned and operated more than a half dozen dance clubs in the 1980s and '90s, though he was best known for the Limelight, a swank New York disco with counterparts in London, Atlanta, and Chicago (the latter housed in the River North mansion that's now Excalibur). more...
  • The Little Traitor (NR)

    Adapted from the Amos Oz novel Panther in the Basement, this dramatic feature stars Alfred Molina as a soldier in British-occupied Palestine who befriends an 11-year-old Jewish boy. more...
  • Littlerock (NR)

    A Japanese brother and sister, their California road trip interrupted by car trouble, kill a few days in the title town and get adopted by local slackers who are charmed by their almost complete lack of English. more...
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  • The Lottery (NR)

    Madeleine Sackler directed this documentary about four students trying to win admission to Harlem Success Academy, a charter school in New York City. more...