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  • The Nine Muses (NR)

    A bookworm's delight, this 2010 experimental feature by John Akomfrah (Handsworth Songs) incorporates passages from Homer, Dante, Cummings, Eliot, and other classic authors into a dense literary mosaic. more...
  • 9 Songs

    Working without a script, the edgy British independent Michael Winterbottom (24-Hour Party People) shoots a young couple (played by Kieran O'Brien and American nonprofessional Margo Stilley) having real sex and alternates these scenes with numbers from nine London concerts (mostly rock) that their characters attend over a few months. more...
  • 9 Star Hotel

    Israeli filmmaker Ido Haar documents the perils faced by illegal Palestinian laborers, following a band of Arabs who spend their days building the glittering Israeli city of Modi'in and their nights squatting in huts made from wooden crates and Dumpster finds. more...
  • Ninety Degrees in the Shade
  • Ninety Degrees in the Shade

    The opening sequence, with its skyline full of minarets and its bongo-driven jazz on the soundtrack, speaks to the East-West collaboration that birthed this caustic 1965 film noir: the screenwriter and most of the players were British, but the movie was shot in Prague by Czech director Jirí Weiss (Romeo, Juliet and Darkness). more...
  • Ninotchka

    A sparkling, witty political fairy tale from 1939, about a cold but beautiful lady commissar (Greta Garbo) who melts to the bourgeois charms of Paris and Melvyn Douglas, jeopardizing both honor and career. more...
  • No End

    There's no question that Krzysztof Kieslowski's cowriter Krzysztof Piesiewicz had a decisive impact on The Decalogue and Three Colors, and this 1984 feature, their first collaboration, often seems like a trial run for Blue. more...
  • No Home Movie

    Chantal Akerman's final film shares some formal concerns with her earlier works; what sets it apart is a stream of love and yearning, regret and loss, from which painful memories resurface. more...
  • No No: A Dockumentary
  • No No: A Dockumentary

    Dock Ellis will go down in history as the man who pitched a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1970 while tripping on LSD, though by the time he died of cirrhosis in 2008, he'd long since retired from baseball, sworn off drugs and alcohol, and become a substance abuse counselor. more...
  • No Regret

    After losing his factory job, an 18-year-old orphan (Lee Young-hoon) turns to selling his body at a Seoul nightclub and through a series of chance encounters finds himself being coveted and eventually stalked by the factory owner's son (Lee Han). more...
  • No Subtitles Necessary: Laszlo & Vilmos

    Fans of 70s American cinema will want to check out this entertaining documentary about the great cinematographers Laszlo Kovacs and Vilmos Zsigmond, lifelong friends who escaped from Hungary after the 1956 revolution, made their way to Hollywood in the 60s, and went on to shoot some of the greatest movies of the Vietnam era. more...
  • No Way Out

    Not the Kevin Costner feature or the Alain Delon Mafia thriller, but a much better movie—Joseph L. Mankiewicz's hard-hitting, action-packed 1950 melodrama about a young black doctor (Sidney Poitier in his film debut) and a white gangster (Richard Widmark) who provokes a race riot after Poitier fails to save his brother's life. more...