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  • A nous la liberte

    Rene Clair's 1931 satire on industrialization was overshadowed for many years by Chaplin's Modern Times and then forgotten, though its recent release on DVD has given it a second—and well-deserved—lease on life. more...
  • An Affair to Remember

    Leo McCarey's 1957 remake of his 1939 masterpiece Love Affair, coscripted with Delmer Daves and shot in color and 'Scope, is his last great film—a tearjerker with comic interludes and cosmic undertones that fully earns both its tears and its laughs, despite some kitschy notions about art and a couple of truly dreadful sequences. more...
  • After the Wedding

    Director Susanne Bier and screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen, who collaborated on the superior Danish dramas Open Hearts (2002) and Brothers (2004), continue their winning streak with this 2006 feature, though the writerly quality of Jensen's work is more pronounced here. more...
  • Airplane! (PG)

    An old Paramount programmer, Hall Bartlett's Zero Hour (1957), remade in 1980 as a sketch comedy by writer-directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker (Top Secret!, Ruthless People). more...
  • 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 Alamo (PG-13)

    Americans so love to fantasize about being underdogs that the fall of the Alamo has been filmed more than a dozen times, though John Wayne's legendary 1960 fiasco and a more enlightened political climate have made it a dicier prospect in recent years. more...
  • Alexandra's Project

    Common threads of rage and revenge run through Australian director Rolf de Heer's previous feature—The Tracker, an avant-garde aboriginal western—and this thriller in which a man comes home to an empty house and watches a video prepared for him by his wife. more...
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

    Rainer Werner Fassbinder takes Douglas Sirk's Hollywood melodrama All That Heaven Allows and pushes it over the brink: it becomes the story of a May-December romance between a Moroccan guest laborer and an aging German hausfrau. more...