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  • Adaptation (R)

    Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze, the writer and director of Being John Malkovich, have teamed up on another zany comedy, approximately two-thirds as good (2002). more...
  • American Honey
  • American Honey (R)

    In this entrancing road movie from British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), an abused teen (Sasha Lane) joins a cadre of other wayward young adults who sell magazines door-to-door across the midwest. more...
  • August: Osage County
  • August: Osage County (R)

    An all-star cast—Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor, Chris Cooper, Julianne Nicholson, Sam Shepard, Dermot Mulroney, Juliette Lewis, Benedict Cumberbatch—pile aboard Tracy Letts's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a resentful family reuniting in small-town Oklahoma. more...
  • Chinese Puzzle
  • Chinese Puzzle (R)

    The title of this energetic French comedy stresses its cross-cultural aspects, but it's really about male-female relations, with an affable young novelist (Romain Duris) as the stem and various women as the petals: his American wife (Kelly Reilly), who grows sick of their marriage in Paris and leaves him for someone in Manhattan, taking their two kids; his lesbian pal (Cécile De France), who sets him up in the city when he follows after them, and then asks him to inseminate her so she can have a child with her lover; the Chinese-American woman (Shuya Chang) who agrees to a sham marriage with him so he can become a naturalized U.S. citizen; and his old friend from Paris (Audrey Tautou), who arrives in town for a visit and decides she wants to sleep with him now that he’s available. more...
  • Cyrus (R)

    If you've been wondering what would happen when the mumblecore filmmakers matriculated into the commercial mainstream, wonder no more: this Fox Searchlight comedy by brothers Jay and Mark Duplass (Baghead, The Puffy Chair) gains immeasurably from its talented big-name actors but preserves the brothers' unadorned storytelling and assured characterization. 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...
  • Don Jon (R)

    Versatile actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt turns to writing and directing with this smart, sexy, sweet, and hilarious comedy about the difficulties of forging and sustaining relationships. more...
  • 50/50 (R)

    Young people battling cancer aren't exactly a staple of movie comedy, but this nervy project from director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) mines a remarkable number of laughs from the situation. more...
  • 50/50 (R)

    Young people battling cancer aren't exactly a staple of movie comedy, but this nervy project from director Jonathan Levine (The Wackness) mines a remarkable number of laughs from the situation. more...
  • Ghost World (R)

    Terry Zwigoff (Crumb) brilliantly negotiates the shift to fiction filmmaking in a very personal adaptation of the Daniel Clowes comic book, which either captures with uncanny precision what it's like to be a teenage girl in this country or fooled me utterly into thinking it does. more...
  • The Girl From Monaco (R)

    A high-powered defense attorney (Fabrice Luchini) and the bodyguard assigned to him during a murder trial (Roschdy Zem) clash over a beautiful, salacious TV weather announcer (Louise Bourgoin) in this frequently hilarious bedroom comedy by the cagey French writer-director Anne Fontaine (How I Killed My Father). more...
  • Grandma
  • Grandma (R)

    The pistol-packin' granny has been a comedy archetype for years, but it turns out to be the role of a lifetime for Lily Tomlin, whose tour de force performance lights up this well-written escapade by Paul Weitz (About a Boy). more...
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris (R)

    After more than a decade doing TV, writer-director Michael Showalter (The Baxter, Wet Hot American Summer) returns with another of his wacky but endearingly sweet rom-coms, this one about a May-December office crush. more...