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  • Goon (R)

    Seann William Scott is the best comic neanderthal in Hollywood (American Pie, Role Models), and he's found the perfect story in this fictionalized adaptation of a memoir by minor-league hockey brawler Doug Smith. more...
  • The Gospel According to Harry

    Biblical imagery dominates this 1992 feature by Polish surrealist Lech Majewski (Garden of Earthly Delights), but the solemnity is balanced by daffy non sequiturs reminiscent of Burns and Allen, whose 50s TV sitcom the director lovingly references. more...
  • The Gospel According to Saint Matthew

    There's no question that The Passion of the Christ has affected some people profoundly, but that may be caused partly by the unfamiliar experience of seeing a mainstream film that rejects entertainment for serious inquiry and English for foreign tongues. more...
  • Gospel Hill

    Veteran character actor Giancarlo Esposito makes his directing debut with this forgettable 2007 drama, about a South Carolina town struggling with its legacy of racial segregation. more...
  • The Governor's New Clothes

    In this 2005 musical based on “The Emperor's New Clothes,” a “Zerbo” man with a “Krowa” wife (reference to Serbs and Croats intended) is made a provincial governor in Africa, and schemers try to use the feud between these ethnic groups to oust him. more...
  • Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood
  • Goya: Visions of Flesh and Blood

    Robert Hughes writes in his magisterial biography of Francisco de Goya that the visionary Spanish painter was "the last old Master and the first Modernist," a view shared by this fascinating documentary (2015). more...
  • The Grace Lee Project

    Young writers are often advised to write what they know, and it's a good idea for filmmakers too, as Grace Lee proves with this funny and engaging 2005 debut feature. more...
  • The Graffiti Artist

    First-time actor Ruben Bansie-Snellman is terrific as Nick, a friendless, alienated skateboarder and tagger who shoplifts his paints and works by night. more...
  • Grain in Ear

    A quietly chilling melodrama of alienation and repressed fury, Zhang Lu's second feature mercilessly exposes the disempowerment and dispossession that all too frequently characterize life in today's ferociously capitalist China. more...
  • Le Grand Amour

    This marvelous French comedy from 1969 kicks off the Gene Siskel Film Center's monthlong retrospective on Pierre Etaix, a professional circus clown whose gag-writing for Jacques Tati's Mon Oncle served as a springboard to his own brief career as a director. more...
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central

    This unpredictable 2013 feature by French writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski (Belle Épine) starts as a piece of gritty social realism and gradually evolves into an old-fashioned romantic melodrama, but Zlotowski maintains such strong control over the material that the change doesn't feel jarring. more...
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  • Grand Illusion

    For many years this 1937 tale of brotherhood and escape, set in a World War I German prison camp, was considered Jean Renoir's official masterpiece. more...
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  • Grand Illusion

    A film about war without a single scene of combat, Jean Renoir's 1937 masterpiece about French and German officers during World War I suggests that the true divisions of that conflict were of class rather than nationality. more...
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  • Le Grand Voyage

    Mismatched travel companions are a staple of the road movie, but the device has seldom been used to more resonant effect than in this piquant 2004 drama about an elderly French-Moroccan (Mohamed Majd) who drags his assimilated young son (Nicolas Cazale) on a pilgrimage to Mecca. more...
  • The Grandfather Trilogy

    In this 1981 trilogy, Allen Ross creates a deeply humane portrait of his grandfather and family, pacing his long, static takes to replicate the grandfather's halting rhythms. more...