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  • The Bishop's Wife (NR)

    Treacly Christmas whimsy (1947) with Cary Grant as an angel (named “Dudley”—that should give you some idea) who comes to earth to help a bishop and his wife (David Niven and Loretta Young) raise the money to build a new church. more...
  • Black Heaven (NR)

    Gilles Marchand directed this 2010 thriller about a young man whose love affair with a mysterious woman leads him into a dangerous and violent video game world. more...
  • Bluebeard (NR)

    Like Eric Rohmer near the end of his career, French director Catherine Breillat has begun to experiment with costume drama as a way of recasting her signature themes, and she’s found a perfect property in Charles Perrault’s tale of a fearsome nobleman who murders his wives. more...
  • Dreams That Money Can Buy (NR)

    Hans Richter's rarely screened feature, made between 1944 and 1947, follows a young poet named Joe who sets up a shop that sells dreams to customers based on their own subconscious material. more...
  • 8 1/2 (NR)

    If all you know about this exuberant, self-regarding 1963 film is based on its countless inferior imitations (from Paul Mazursky's Alex in Wonderland and The Pickle to Woody Allen's Stardust Memories to Bob Fosse's All That Jazz), you owe it to yourself to see Federico Fellini's exhilarating, stocktaking original, an expressionist, circuslike comedy about the complex mental and social life of a big-time filmmaker (Marcello Mastroianni) stuck for a subject and the busy world surrounding him. more...
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  • Ghost Story (NR)

    John Irvin, who directed the lean, surly Dogs of War, was a mysterious choice to make this adaptation of Peter Straub's best-selling gothic—he hasn't got an expressionist bone in his body, and without a florid, insinuating style, the story can't get going. more...
  • The Happy Life (NR)

    In this wistful South Korean feature (2007), three middle-aged men who once played rock music together in college are reunited at the funeral of their band leader; two of the men have recently lost their corporate jobs, and the third is a used-car salesman whose wife and kids have left him. more...