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  • I'm Not There (R)

    Todd Haynes's multilinear treatment (2007) of Bob Dylan's early career encompasses no less than six actors and characters: an 11-year-old black musician calling himself Woody Guthrie (Marcus Carl Franklin), a white folksinger (Christian Bale), an actor who plays the folksinger in a movie (Heath Ledger), a poet who invokes Arthur Rimbaud (Ben Whishaw), a rock icon in swinging London (Cate Blanchett), and a western outlaw known as Billy the Kid (Richard Gehr). more...
  • I'm So Excited! (R)

    Pedro Almodovar's breathless farce seems like a throwback to his early comedies, displaying none of the outward seriousness that entered his work with The Flower of My Secret (1995) and grew steadily more prominent thereafter. more...
  • I'm Still Here (R)

    I'll confess that I was largely fooled by this faux-documentary about the drug-fueled meltdown of actor Joaquin Phoenix, but when the news broke that it was all a hoax, my reaction was "So what?" more...
  • Immortals (R)

    Indian director Tarsem Singh found an ideal format for his surreal imagery with The Fall (2006), which was framed by the sweet story of a little girl being told a fantastic tale by an injured movie stuntman as they recuperate in a Los Angeles hospital. more...
  • Immortals 3D (R)

    Indian director Tarsem Singh found an ideal format for his surreal imagery with The Fall (2006), which was framed by the sweet story of a little girl being told a fantastic tale by an injured movie stuntman as they recuperate in a Los Angeles hospital. more...
  • In a Better World (R)

    Danish writer-director Susanne Bier (Brothers, After the Wedding) is rightly respected for her pointed ethical dramas, though sometimes they can be a little too pointed. more...
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  • In a World . . . (R)

    Lake Bell, a supporting actress in the romantic comedies What Happens in Vegas and No Strings Attached, sticks to the genre for her feature-film debut as writer-director (2013). more...
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  • In Bruges (R)

    Martin McDonagh's Oscar-winning short Six Shooter showed a fine sense of irony, but this debut feature by the Irish playwright (The Pillowman) turned director is even more impressive in its command of tone. more...
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  • In Darkness (R)

    Leopold Socha was a Polish sewer worker who took advantage of his position to shelter nearly two dozen Jews below street level during the Nazis' liquidation of the Lvov ghetto in 1943; at first he charged for his silence, but after the refugees ran out of money he and his wife fed and cared for them until the Soviets liberated the city 14 months later. more...
  • In Secret (R)

    This haunting adaptation of Emile Zola's novel Thérèse Raquin (1867) has good performances from Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter franchise). more...
  • In the House (R)

    A stuffy high school teacher (Fabrice Luchini) latches onto a talented young writing student (Ernst Umhauer) and waits with bated breath for the boy's journal assignments, which detail his sexual pursuit of a classmate's mother (Emmanuelle Seigner). more...
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  • In the Land of Blood and Honey (R)

    The tendency that often sinks Angelina Jolie’s performances—overemphasizing certain naturalistic behaviors at the expense of well-rounded characterization—more or less sinks her first film as writer-director. more...