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  • 12 Monkeys (R)

    Following a global epidemic that has eradicated most of humanity, time travel becomes the only hope of mankind's survival; a volunteer (Bruce Willis) returns to 1990s Philadelphia to find the source of the epidemic, but he's promptly locked away as a madman. more...
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (G)

    With Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde, this was the movie that stirred up the "film generation" of the late 60s, spreading the idea that movies had at last become an art form at precisely the moment when (it now appears in retrospect) the most fertile period of American filmmaking was coming to an end. 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Alila

    Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai (who speaks the credits over the opening footage) loosely adapts Yehoshua Knaz's novel Returning Lost Loves into a mosaic of about 40 scenes, each an extended take photographed by the masterful Renata Berta. more...
  • Back to the Future (PG)

    Director Robert Zemeckis confronts the oedipal heart of the time-travel genre with this zestfully tasteless 1985 tale about a teenager (Michael J. Fox) who's projected back to 1955 and then must arrange the romance of his parents—even though mom (Lea Thompson) seems more interested in her handsome son-of-the-future than in his potential pop, a groveling nerd. more...