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  • Magic Mike (R)

    Steven Soderbergh seems to have modeled this crowd-pleasing tale about male strippers in Tampa on such gritty 1970s comedies as Bob Rafelson's Stay Hungry and Michael Ritchie's The Bad News Bears, whose broad comedy was undercut by an unsentimental view of economic recession. more...
  • Man of Tai Chi (R)

    Keanu Reeves makes his directorial debut with this satisfying pastiche of Hong Kong action cinema, incorporating knock-out martial arts choreography (courtesy of the great Yuen Woo-ping), operatic brutality reminiscent of John Woo, balletic camera movements a la Johnnie To, and even some of Jackie Chan’s populist humor. more...
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Manchester by the Sea (R)

    The three films written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan—You Can Count on Me (2000), Margaret (2011), and his latest, Manchester by the Sea—all deal with grief, guilt, responsibility, and connection. more...
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  • Manhunter (R)

    After creating Miami Vice, Michael Mann returned to the action-movie fray with this 1986 story of an FBI investigator (William L. Petersen) on the trail of psycho killer Hannibal Lecter (Brian Cox). more...
  • Margaret (R)

    A spoiled Manhattan teenager (Anna Paquin) distracts a city bus driver (Mark Ruffalo) with her flirty behavior, causing him to run a red light and kill a pedestrian (Allison Janney). more...
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  • Margin Call (R)

    Writer-director J.C. Chandor has said that he wanted to portray the 2008 financial meltdown in all its complexity, assigning everyone a fair share of the blame. more...
  • Marguerite
  • Marguerite (R)

    The fine French drama Marguerite fictionalizes the life of American socialite Florence Foster Jenkins, whose vocal performances of classical arias, beginning in private music clubs and culminating in a 1944 recital at Carnegie Hall, have earned her a large and respectful entry in the encyclopedia of bad. more...
  • Martha Marcy May Marlene (R)

    The horror aesthetic of B-movie producer Val Lewton—that the unseen is more frightening than the seen—is carried to a merciless extreme in this unnerving debut feature by writer-director Sean Durkin. more...
  • The Master
  • The Master (R)

    A self-destructive loner (Joaquin Phoenix), discharged from the navy after serving in the Pacific in World War II, flounders back in the States before coming under the wing of a charismatic religious leader (Philip Seymour Hoffman) transparently based on L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of Scientology. more...
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