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  • Mayor of the Sunset Strip

    Disc jockey Rodney Bingenheimer has been a fixture of Los Angeles rock radio since the mid-70s, and before that he was a ubiquitous scenester on the Sunset Strip, attaching himself to such chart toppers as the Monkees, the Beach Boys, and Sonny and Cher. more...
  • Films by Matt McCormick

    In the last few years Matt McCormick of Portland, Oregon, has emerged as one of our strongest independent filmmakers, doing work that's both ingenuous and humorously absurd. more...
  • Me and My Gal (NR)

    Manny Farber singles out this 1932 programmer as Raoul Walsh's best film, and there's a fair chance that he's right. more...
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  • Me and My Sister

    The French title of Alexandra Leclere's 2004 debut feature translates as “The Angry Sisters,” but in fact only one of the siblings qualifies as such. more...
  • Me and Orson Welles (PG-13)

    Surely the great filmmaker would have gotten a rueful chuckle from the fact that he's been a character in almost as many movies (including RKO 281, Cradle Will Rock, Ed Wood, and Heavenly Creatures) as he was ever permitted to direct. more...
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  • Me Too (NR)

    A 34-year-old virgin in Seville (Pablo Pineda, marvelous) refuses to let his Down syndrome crush his dreams in this bittersweet 2009 Spanish drama, which is gratifying for its lack of sentimentality. more...
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  • Meadowlark

    Taylor Greeson's autobiographical documentary focuses on key events that happened when he was 12, including his first sexual experiences (with a 20-year-old man) and the murder of his older brother. more...
  • Mean Creek

    A group of teens trick a bully into joining them for a day on the river, intending to humiliate him. more...
  • Mean Streets (R)

    Martin Scorsese's intrusive insistence on his abstract, metaphysical theme—the possibility of modern sainthood—marks this 1973 film, his first to attract critical notice, as still somewhat immature, yet the acting and editing have such an original, tumultuous force that the picture is completely gripping. more...
  • The Measure of a Man
  • The Measure of a Man

    American movies like The Company Men (2010) and Up in the Air (2009) have dealt with the anger and despair of middle-aged unemployment, but nothing I've seen has captured the grinding humiliation of looking for work in the new economy like this 2015 French drama by Stéphane Brizé. more...
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  • Meek's Cutoff (PG)

    Imagine a collaboration between John Ford and Wallace Stevens and you might get a sense of what Kelly Reichardt (Wendy and Lucy) pulls off here: a sincere re-creation of the pioneer experience, brought to life through careful, often unexpected detail. more...
  • Meet Me in St. Louis

    Vincente Minnelli created one of his masterpieces with this loosely plotted but tightly structured 1944 story of a middle-class family waiting through spring, summer, and fall for the opening of the Saint Louis World's Fair of 1904. more...