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  • Face/Off (R)

    John Travolta, a high-ranking FBI official, and Nicolas Cage, a trendily oversexed supercriminal, pull the old identity swap with a certain amount of aplomb, but there's no mystery in Mike Werb and Michael Colleary's script about who will prevail in the final confrontation—you don't even wonder how good will triumph over evil. more...
  • Fading Gigolo
  • Fading Gigolo (R)

    John Turturro continues to explore the strange territory he began mapping out in his earlier directorial effort Romance & Cigarettes (2005), combining an affectionate view of New York ethnic enclaves, vaudeville-style humor, and frank discussions of sexuality. more...
  • The Fall (R)

    Director Tarsem (The Cell) reworks the 1981 Bulgarian film Yo Ho Ho for this stylish fantasy, which premiered at the Toronto film festival in 2006 but was released only this year under the auspices of filmmakers David Fincher (Seven) and Spike Jonze (Adaptation). more...
  • The Fall of the American Empire
  • The Fall of the American Empire (R)

    With this erotic, barbed satire, French Canadian writer-director Denys Arcand returns to the preoccupations of his first U.S. art house hit, the politically charged 1986 sex comedy The Decline of the American Empire, which began a trilogy that eventually included his Oscar-winning The Barbarian Invasions (2003) and the less successful The Age of Ignorance (aka Days of Darkness, 2007). more...
  • The Family Fang (R)

    Adapted from Kevin Wilson's best-selling novel, this serrated comedy of monstrous parents and damaged children unfolds in the esoteric field of performance art, portrayed here as a sort of cultural bullying. more...
  • Family Weekend (R)

    After her parents miss her jump rope competition, a 16-year-old girls takes her parents hostage for a weekend. more...
  • The Family (R)

    Looking and acting like he just rolled out of bed, Robert De Niro plays a former New York mafioso who under the witness protection program gets relocated to Normandy, France, along with his wife (Michelle Pfeiffer) and teenage kids. more...
  • A Fantastic Woman
  • A Fantastic Woman (R)

    Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Lelio found an international audience with Gloria (2013), which gave Paulina García the role of a lifetime as a tough, impetuous, lonely divorcee; this follow-up (2017), starring Daniela Vega as a trans woman coming out of the shadows, cements Lelio's reputation as a filmmaker who—like George Cukor or Pedro Almodóvar—knows how to treat a lady. more...
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  • Fahrenheit 11/9
  • Fahrenheit 11/9 (R)

    American cinema's curmudgeon-in-chief Michael Moore unleashes his gadfly persona on both Republican and Democratic leaders in this documentary about how our nation has plummeted into incivility and massive government chicanery since Donald Trump was elected president in November 2016. more...
  • Farewell, My Queen (R)

    Director Benoit Jacquot (A Single Girl) imagines the early days of the French Revolution as they may have appeared from inside Versailles, centering on the relationship between Marie Antoinette (Diane Kruger) and one of her favorite servants (Lea Seydoux). more...
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  • Fargo (R)

    Set mainly in the Coen brothers' native Minnesota and harking back to the sordid themes of their first feature (Blood Simple), this 1996 crime story may be their best picture to date, but if you have the same problems with their movies as I do Fargo won't brush them all away. more...
  • Fascination (R)

    This leisure-class murder mystery reminded me of Claude Chabrol, but the tone of sinister elegance faded as the story holes began to accumulate. more...
  • Fast Times at Ridgemont High (R)

    This 1982 first feature by Amy Heckerling (Clueless), based on Cameron Crowe's nonfiction book about teenagers at a southern California high school in the 70s, was never all it was cracked up to be. more...
  • Faster (R)

    A former getaway driver (Dwayne Johnson) goes after the men responsible for the murder of his half brother, all the while dodging an unstable hit man (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) and a troubled cop (Billy Bob Thornton, channeling Harry Dean Stanton). more...