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  • Cache (R)

    This brilliant if unpleasant puzzle without a solution, about surveillance and various kinds of denial, finds writer-director Michael Haneke near the top of his game, though it's not a game everyone will want to play (2005). more...
  • Cake (R)

    Glamorous movie actresses often win respect through highly unflattering roles: Jessica Lange ranting and raving as the mentally ill starlet in Frances (1982), Nicole Kidman wearing dowdy outfits and a prosthetic nose as Virginia Woolf in The Hours (2002), Charlize Theron grunging out as trailer-trash serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003). more...
  • Calvary
  • Calvary (R)

    Everyone has a breaking point, and James Lavelle, the Irish Catholic priest at the center of John Michael McDonagh's Calvary, reaches his one afternoon as he's strolling down a secluded path toward the seaside in his little village of Rush, County Sligo. more...
  • Camp X-Ray
  • Camp X-Ray (R)

    A tough young soldier (Kristen Stewart of Twilight), eager to see the world and prove herself, is assigned to the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, where her growing friendship with one of the prisoners (Peyman Moaadi of A Separation) puts her at odds with her superiors. more...
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  • Casanova (R)

    What the world wanted from Fellini's epic account of the famous 18th-century lover (Donald Sutherland) was hardly the dark, disturbingly jaundiced, alienated view of eroticism offered here (1976). more...
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  • Casino Jack (R)

    Not to be confused with Alex Gibney's recent documentary Casino Jack and the United States of Money, this is the dramatic take on Jack Abramoff's high-rolling career as a Washington lobbyist and his precipitous fall amid charges of fraud, conspiracy, and tax evasion. more...
  • Chameleon Street (R)

    This highly original existential black comedy (1991) charts the real-life exploits of William Douglas Street (played with a great deal of charisma and wit by writer-director Wendell B. Harris Jr.), a Detroit con man. From the late 70s to the mid-80s Street carried off a number of impersonations, presenting himself as a Time magazine reporter, a surgery intern (he performed 23 successful operations), a Caribbean exchange student at Yale, and a civil rights attorney; various other scams landed him in prison. more...
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  • Children of Men (R)

    Adapted from P.D. James's dystopian novel, this SF feature by Alfonso Cuaron (Y Tu Mama Tambien) takes place in England in 2027, when the human race has mysteriously become infertile and faces extinction. more...
  • Chinese Puzzle
  • Chinese Puzzle (R)

    The title of this energetic French comedy stresses its cross-cultural aspects, but it's really about male-female relations, with an affable young novelist (Romain Duris) as the stem and various women as the petals: his American wife (Kelly Reilly), who grows sick of their marriage in Paris and leaves him for someone in Manhattan, taking their two kids; his lesbian pal (Cécile De France), who sets him up in the city when he follows after them, and then asks him to inseminate her so she can have a child with her lover; the Chinese-American woman (Shuya Chang) who agrees to a sham marriage with him so he can become a naturalized U.S. citizen; and his old friend from Paris (Audrey Tautou), who arrives in town for a visit and decides she wants to sleep with him now that he’s available. more...
  • Chloe (R)

    A Toronto doctor (Julianne Moore), doubting the fidelity of her college professor husband (Liam Neeson), hires a call girl (Amanda Seyfried) to test him, and the young woman begins to insinuate herself into the couple's lives. more...
  • Choose Me (R)

    Alan Rudolph (Trouble in Mind) has Schnitzler (La Ronde) and Renoir (The Rules of the Game) in mind for this panoramic 1984 romantic comedy, effectively tinged with anxiousness and uncertainty. more...