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  • Hollywood From the Fringes

    David Lynch's Inland Empire, a digital feature he's distributing himself, takes a long, strange, unflattering look at the movie business.
  • Rare and Revelatory

    The first North American retrospective of Catalan underground filmmaker Pere Portabella is a don't-miss.
  • Lies About Lying

    Infamous treats Truman Capote with a dose of his own medicine.
  • A Radical Idea

    A dedicated, charismatic, crack-addicted history teacher is the most believable protagonist in an American movie this year.
  • Cheap Thriller

    Unlike the famous movies it borrows from, 13 (Tzameti) is hollow at the core.
  • Cinema as a Social Act

    Like a good magician, director Neil Burger requires audience participation.
  • It's All About Us

    Though Oliver Stone has long been branded a liberal, his myopic take on 9/11 isn't a surprise.
  • Familiarity Breeds Contempt

    You know what to expect from Woody Allen, and with Scoop he delivers.
  • History and Love

    In three related stories, Asia's greatest living master looks at how the political affects the personal.
  • Roberto Rossellini's Belly

    In Isabella Rossellini's tribute to her elusive father, the cast of characters includes Chaplin, Fellini, Hitchcock, Ingrid Bergman, and the old man's gut.
  • Spoiler Alert

    In his latest short, Iranian master Abbas Kiarostami begins with his landscape photographs and ends with apocalypse.
  • Resistance Is Futile

    Almost 40 years after its release, Jean-Pierre Melville's devastating masterpiece about the French anti-Nazi movement makes its U.S. debut.
  • Lost in Translation

    The "Cuban James Joyce" worked on Andy Garcia's tribute to pre-Castro Cuba, but you'd hardly guess it from watching the movie.
  • Art School Is Murder

    Daniel Clowes and Terry Zwigoff make an interesting point, even if they don't make it well.