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  • B-52

    For documentarian Hartmut Bitomsky (Reichsautobahn) the B-52 bomber carries as much meaning as it does ordnance, and this 2001 feature manages to unload just about all of it. more...
  • B-Happy

    The life of a quiet schoolgirl is thrown into chaos when her unscrupulous father is released from prison. more...
  • B Movie

    Writer-producer-director Philip Dolin picked a title that grossly exaggerates the fun quotient of his 2004 feature debut; as a send-up of cheesy low-budget 50s and 60s indies, this is barely even a C movie. more...
  • The B Movies

    Three recent shorts that have the first letter of their titles in common. more...
  • B/Side

    A 1996 experimental narrative by Abigail Child. more...
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    B&B

    Writer-director Joe Ahearne unabashedly cribs from Alfred Hitchcock for this psychological thriller, in which an attractive gay couple (Tom Bateman, Sean Teale) revisit a remote English country inn some time after they successfully sued the bigoted owner (Paul McGann) for refusing them a double bed. more...
  • The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography
  • The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography

    Errol Morris indulges his long-standing interest in photographic method with this slight but agreeable profile of portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman, who made a big name for herself with large-format Polaroid photography but chose to retire after the company discontinued the film in 2008. more...
  • Baabul

    Ravi Chopra directed this 2006 Bollywood drama about a man who tries to bring happiness to his daughter-in-law's life after the death of his son. more...
  • Baadasssss!

    Melvin Van Peebles's no-budget indie Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971) struck a mighty blow for African-American cinema and inaugurated the blaxploitation boom with its tale of a righteous stud (Van Peebles) on the run from racist cops. more...
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex

    Part thriller, part social history, this tense 2008 drama traces the rise and fall of the Baader-Meinhof gang, a violent communist terror group whose track record of carnage across West Germany in the late 60s and early 70s made the Weather Underground look like a tea party. more...
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  • Bab El-Oued City

    The best Algerian film I've seen, Merzak Allouache's feature contains one of the clearest and most persuasive depictions of the recent rise of Islamic fundamentalism. more...
  • Baba Luba

    Julie Shles's Israeli documentary (1995) concerns a man searching for the father who abandoned him 40 years earlier, while immigrating from Brazil to Israel. more...