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  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell
  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell (NR)

    Produced for HBO, this engrossing documentary by Tracy Droz Tragos comes down hard on the state of Missouri, where women who seek abortions have a choice of exactly one provider and are further constrained by a 72-hour waiting period. more...
  • Accomplices (NR)

    After the battered body of a rent boy is pulled out of the Rhone, two Lyonnaise homicide detectives (Gilbert Melki and Emmanuelle Devos) begin canvassing his teenage peers, sifting through his cell phone records, and tracing his recent online activities. more...
  • Air Doll (NR)

    In this quirky riff on the Galatea myth, Hirokazu Kore-eda (Still Walking, Maborosi) adapts a manga by Yoshiie Gouda about a blow-up sex doll that comes alive one morning after its owner leaves for work. more...
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  • Ajami (NR)

    Jewish filmmaker Yaron Shani and Palestinian filmmaker Scandar Copti collaborated on this gritty Israeli drama, which circles around chronologically in Pulp Fiction fashion to tell the interlocking stories of three families. more...
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  • The Amazing Catfish
  • The Amazing Catfish (NR)

    This glorious 2013 debut feature by Mexican writer-director Claudia Sainte-Luce takes one of the most shopworn melodramatic premises—a dying mother and her children trying to make the best of their time together—and makes it feel spontaneous and new. more...
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  • American Artifact: The Rise of American Rock Poster Art (NR)

    As you might guess from the portentous title and redundant subtitle, video maker Merle Becker suffers from an inflated sense of her subject's importance, amplified in the narration by her references to "the poster movement" (for some reason, every pop-culture trend has to be consecrated as a movement). more...
  • Angel (NR)

    One of Ernst Lubitsch's rare forays into melodrama, this 1937 feature centers on the neglected wife (Marlene Dietrich) of a British ambassador (Herbert Marshall, the jewel thief from Trouble in Paradise); after having a fling in Paris, she learns that her paramour (Melvyn Douglas) fought alongside her husband in World War I. Dietrich clashed with Lubitsch throughout the production, which may explain why she gives such a stubbornly uncharismatic performance; the professions of romantic longing on which the plot hinges are seldom convincing. more...
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  • Apres Lui (NR)

    Catherine Deneuve gives a controlled but devastating performance as a divorced bookseller unhinged by the death of her adolescent son (Adrien Jolivet) in a car crash. more...
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  • Aquarius (NR)

    Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonça Filho turned heads with his ambitious feature debut Neighboring Sounds (2014), in which a middle-class high-rise in his hometown of Recife becomes a sort of social ecosystem. more...
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  • The Arbor (NR)

    British playwright Andrea Dunbar was only 18 when The Arbor, her blunt account of life in a squalid council estate, premiered at London's Royal Court Theatre in 1980; by age 29 she was dead of a cerebral hemorrhage, leaving behind three completed works and three children by three different men. more...