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  • Empire of Passion (R)

    After the international success of In the Realm of the Senses (1976), French producer Anatole Dauman and Japanese director Nagisa Oshima collaborated again on this primal 1978 noir; it's another sexually charged period drama, set in a Japanese village in the 1890s, but the lovers shudder more with guilt than pleasure. more...
  • The End of the Tour
  • The End of the Tour (R)

    Adapted from David Lipsky's book Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself, this moving, morally engaged drama chronicles the five-day road trip that Lipsky, then a staff writer for Rolling Stone, took with novelist David Foster Wallace in 1996 as the latter embarked on a reading tour for his just-published opus Infinite Jest. more...
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  • End of Watch (R)

    I'm not sure who appointed David Ayer poet laureate for the LAPD, but at least he takes the job seriously; along with the usual mean-streets bluster and brutality, his cop-thriller screenplays (Training Day, Dark Blue) conscientiously record the hardening effects of a thankless and frequently pointless job. more...
  • Enemy
  • Enemy (R)

    I haven't read José Saramago's 2002 novel The Double, but its premise—an introverted history teacher meets a small-time actor who is his double, and drives both the actor and himself nuts—is the sort of Kafkaesque nightmare that's difficult to film. more...
  • Entourage
  • Entourage (R)

    I don't watch a ton of television, but I reserve Sunday nights for unwinding and zoning out to just about anything. more...
  • Escape Plan (R)

    Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger are such massive physical presences, with so little shared chemistry, that pairing them up for this prison-break thriller often seems like adding an extra president to the Lincoln Memorial. more...
  • Everly (R)

    An action thriller about a femme fatale under pursuit of her crime boss ex-boyfriend. more...