• Wilson
  • Wilson (R)

    Adapted from the graphic novel by noted misanthrope Daniel Clowes, this bummer comedy stars Woody Harrelson as the title character, a middle-aged layabout in Oakland who meets up again with his ex-wife, played by Laura Dern, and discovers that he has a teenage biological daughter being raised by adoptive parents out in the suburbs. more...
  • Moonlight (R)

    A film written and directed by a black man (Barry Jenkins), adapted from a play by a black man (Tarrell Alvin McCraney of Steppenwolf Theatre), and focused on three stages in the life of a gay black man (Alex Hibbert in childhood, Ashton Sanders in adolescence, and Trevante Rhodes in adulthood) qualifies as exceptional for those reasons alone. more...
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  • Samba
  • Samba (R)

    Though a considerable box office success in France, The Intouchables (2011)—a dramatic comedy about a wealthy, white quadriplegic who bonds with his poor, black caregiver—inspired an impassioned cultural backlash. more...
  • Newlyweeds
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    Newlyweeds (R)

    Like Keith Miller's Welcome to Pine Hill and Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot (both 2012), Shaka King's low-budget debut feature is slim on plot but rich in attitude and on-the-ground detail of New York neighborhood life. more...
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    Death Rides a Horse (R)

    John Philip Law plays a farmer hunting down the bandits who killed his family when he was a boy; Lee Van Cleef is the mysterious gunman who offers his help. more...
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    Fat Kid Rules the World (R)

    Based on K.L. Going's young adult novel, this Seattle-set feature charts the friendship between a sullen high school outcast (Jacob Wysocki, playing a variation on his character in Azazel Jacobs's Terri) and the punk rocker who recruits him, as a gag, to play drums in a band. more...
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    2 Days in New York (R)

    In Julie Delpy's screwball comedy 2 Days in Paris (2007), a Frenchwoman living in New York (Delpy) brings her neurotic boyfriend (Adam Goldberg) home to meet her fractious family; in this sequel the family returns the favor, dropping in on her in Brooklyn, though by this time she's with a new guy (Chris Rock) who has to tolerate their uninhibited behavior. more...
  • Lola Versus (R)

    Greta Gerwig plays a well-to-do Manhattanite whose fiance (Joel Kinnaman) dumps her unexpectedly, driving her to the arms (and beds) of a longtime platonic friend (Hamish Linklater) and a smarmy architect (Ebon Moss-Bachrach). more...
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    High School (R)

    When a crap comedy opens in Chicago, the publicist will corral critics into a public screening where gales of laughter from "real people" are supposed to cow us into writing a favorable review. more...
  • Safe (R)

    Through a string of plot developments too convoluted to recount here, former cop Jason Statham takes a brainy Chinese girl under his wing and goes on the run from Russian gangsters, Chinese gangsters, and his estranged buddies in the NYPD. more...