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  • B&B
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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...
  • Babe's and Ricky's Inn

    In this lively documentary about the titular nightclub that for decades lured blues musicians to South Central LA, the numbers are so electric one wishes director Ramin Niami had made a full-scale concert film instead of shooting his footage during the joint's closing days. more...
  • Back to Burgundy
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    Back to Burgundy (NR)

    After spending several years abroad, a young man returns to his family's vineyard in the title French region, rediscovers his love of the land as he assists his siblings with the annual harvest, then sticks around for several more months to help out on the farm. more...
  • A Bag of Marbles
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    A Bag of Marbles

    This routine Holocaust drama is the second screen adaptation of Joseph Joffo's 1973 novel, which recounted his experiences as a Jewish schoolboy enduring, and then fleeing, the Nazi occupation of Paris. more...
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    Ballplayer: Pelotero

    This competent documentary looks at the training and recruiting of baseball players in the Dominican Republic, which produces nearly 20 percent of athletes in the major leagues. more...
  • Barista
  • Barista

    Rock Baijnauth's documentary follows five subjects as they train for and eventually face off in a national barista competition, creating an espresso, a cappuccino, and a specialty drink for four judges in less than 15 minutes. more...
  • Basically, Johnny Moped
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    Basically, Johnny Moped

    One of the oddest first-wave British punk bands was Johnny Moped, a genial quartet that dressed like unassuming middle-class guys and whose lead singer (also called Johnny Moped) was mentally ill. This documentary portrait of the group is familiar in its execution, intercutting vintage performance footage with talking-head interviews with surviving band members and friends, but the story is definitely novel and the agreeable tone is hard to resist. more...
  • Bayou Maharaja
  • Bayou Maharaja

    One of many fascinating moments in this 2013 profile of New Orleans piano man James Booker—the self-proclaimed "Black Liberace"—occurs early on, when an admiring Harry Connick Jr., perched in front of the keys, visually breaks down Booker's complex, confluent style. more...
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    Be Like an Ant

    Directed by Mike Plante, this 2011 documentary looks at a Vietnam veteran living in upstate New York who funnels all his energy into "an extension to his mobile home" that "gradually grew into an elaborate four-story structure that stands like a dark fortress tucked deep inside his wooded property." more...
  • Behemoth

    By the time you read this, Donald Trump may already have announced our withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement. more...
  • Beirut
  • Beirut (R)

    Screenwriter Tony Gilroy (Michael Clayton) set out to write an international thriller that harked back to John LeCarré but was properly scaled to a feature film, and his script strikes a perfect balance between suspense and geopolitical context. more...
  • Ben-Hur 3D (PG-13)

    Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was a publishing phenomenon in its day and a precursor to the Christian entertainment business that generates thundering multiplex devotionals like this one. more...