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  • Dirty Wars (NR)

    The flood of theatrical documentaries about the War on Terror—Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Why We Fight (2005), The Ground Truth (2006), No End in Sight (2007), Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), Standard Operating Procedure (2008)—has slowed to a trickle since President Obama took office, which makes this uncompromising exposé from reporter Jeremy Scahill even more important. more...
  • Wonderful Town (NR)

    Set in a southern Thai village that lost thousands of lives to the 2004 tsunami, this understated romance (2007) plays a bit like a ghost story, as unseen forces introduce a subtle malevolence and the possibility of more destruction. more...
  • The Shock Doctrine (NR)

    Naomi Klein adapts her best-selling book, which argues that followers of free-market guru Milton Friedman have exploited various political crises and natural disasters around the world to install capitalist regimes and privatize public assets and services. more...
  • The Witnesses (NR)

    Andre Techine's best work since his mid-90s peak, this briskly paced French drama centers on a handful of characters in 1984, during the outbreak of the AIDS epidemic. more...
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  • Repulsion (NR)

    Roman Polanski's first film in English (1965) is still his scariest and most disturbing—not only for its evocations of sexual panic, but also because his masterful employment of sound puts the audience's imagination to work in numerous ways. more...
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