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  • Golub

    Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn of Chicago's Kartemquin Films focus for just under an hour on New York painter Leon Golub as he plans, executes, exhibits, and discusses one of his powerful canvases (1988). more...
  • Gomorrah (NR)

    This Italian crime saga opens with a Godfather-style set piece in which three hoods are assassinated in the gleaming blue light of a tanning salon, which culminates in serial close-ups of their purple-spattered corpses. more...
  • Gone Baby Gone

    “I always thought it was the things you don't choose that make you who you are,” declares the narrator at the opening of this powerful mystery, words that turn out to be hauntingly prophetic. more...
  • Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

    Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) sets out to rescue gonzo journalist Hunter Thompson from his cartoonish persona, and this hugely entertaining documentary returns the focus to his writing in all its force, precision, and moral clarity. more...
  • Good Boys

    “I?m not ashamed of what I do,” says Menni (Daniel Efrat), the young Tel Aviv prostitute at the center of this Israeli drama. more...
  • Good Bye

    A pregnant lawyer in Iran, eager to join her journalist husband in exile, tries to come up with a pretense for leaving the country even as the authorities monitor her every move. more...
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  • The Good Dinosaur 3D
  • The Good Dinosaur 3D (PG)

    This computer-animated feature from Disney comes close to the wonder and terror of the studio's classic hand-painted animations; in its realization of such childhood fears as getting lost and a parent dying, it particularly recalls Bambi and Dumbo. more...
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • The Good Dinosaur (PG)

    This 2015 computer-animated feature from Disney comes close to the wonder and terror of the studio's classic hand-painted animations; in its realization of such childhood fears as getting lost and a parent dying, it particularly recalls Bambi and Dumbo. more...
  • The Good German

    Warner Brothers is promoting this World War II drama as high-toned Oscar bait, but it's best appreciated as a big-budget experiment: adapting a contemporary novel, director Steven Soderbergh set out to re-create the look of classical Hollywood filmmaking with old-school equipment (boom mikes, incandescent lighting, fixed-length lenses) and production techniques (filming a scene shot by shot rather than covering a single take with multiple cameras). more...
  • Good Hair

    Prompted by his young daughter’s innocent question—“Daddy, how come don’t I have good hair?”—comedian Chris Rock investigates the multibillion-dollar black hair-care industry, a topic that leads him to the very roots (so to speak) of African-American identity. more...
  • Good Kill
  • Good Kill (R)

    With such films as Gattaca (1997), S1m0ne (2002), and In Time (2011), writer-director Andrew Niccol has employed sci-fi premises to comment obliquely on contemporary issues; in this docudrama he provocatively depicts drone warfare as a real-life sci-fi horror. more...
  • A Good Lawyer's Wife

    Writer-director Im Sang-soo examines two halves of a nearly severed marriage in this grimly observant 2003 drama from South Korea. more...