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  • Novitiate
  • Novitiate (R)

    Early in this drama about cloistered life, a nun declares, "There can be no love without sacrifice," her words presaging the self-abnegation to follow for novices in a strict Roman Catholic order, circa 1964. more...
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  • Nocturama
  • Nocturama (NR)

    Nocturama, Bertrand Bonello's arty French thriller about a coordinated terror attack in Paris, wrapped production just before ISIL staged its horrifying November 2015 assault on multiple targets in the city, claiming 130 lives. more...
  • Nuts!

    I can't imagine anyone believing that goat glands transplanted into human reproductive organs could cure impotence, but as this lively, offbeat documentary proves, plenty of Americans did—enough to make medical charlatan John R. Brinkley a millionaire during the 1920s and '30s. more...
  • Neruda
  • Neruda (NR)

    As in Jackie, his other 2016 release, Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín employs an unconventional, nonlinear structure for this biopic of politician and poet Pablo Neruda. more...
  • Nowhere to Hide
  • Nowhere to Hide

    In 2011 documentary maker Zaradasht Ahmed gave a video camera to Nori Sharif, a nurse working in the central Iraqi city of Jalawla, and asked him to record his life over the next few years as Iraq moved from U.S. occupation to self-rule. more...
  • Notfilm

    The meeting of minds between Buster Keaton and Samuel Beckett might have been one of the greatest in performing-arts history if their minds had actually met. more...
  • Nasty Baby
  • Nasty Baby (R)

    Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Silva is well versed in the easy indolence and fragile well-being of the upper-middle class: his acclaimed 2009 drama The Maid slyly satirized a rich family's emotional exploitation of their longtime domestic servant, and this U.S. production unfolds among the comfortable bohemians of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. more...
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  • 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...
  • Non-Stop
  • Non-Stop (PG-13)

    Director Jaume Collet-Serra and cinematographer Flavio Labiano are both Spanish, which might explain why Non-Stop, the new Liam Neeson thriller, feels more like recent genre entertainment from Spain than from Hollywood: the filmmaking is playful without feeling jokey, the narrative stuffed with fun complications. more...
  • Nymphomaniac: Volume I
  • Nymphomaniac: Volume I (NR)

    Lars von Trier's audacious four-hour fuck fest concerns a solitary German man (Stellan Skarsgard) who finds a brutalized young woman (Charlotte Gainsbourg) in an alley and shelters her in his apartment; as she recovers, she tells him the story of her nymphomaniacal past, dramatized in flashbacks. more...
  • Nymphomaniac: Volume II
  • Nymphomaniac: Volume II (NR)

    Lars von Trier's audacious four-hour fuck fest concerns a solitary German man (Stellan Skarsgard) who finds a brutalized young woman (Charlotte Gainsbourg) in an alley and shelters her in his apartment; as she recovers, she tells him the story of her nymphomaniacal past, dramatized in flashbacks. more...
  • Next to Her
  • Next to Her

    A twentysomething Israeli woman in contemporary Haifa spends her days working at an elementary school and all her free time caring for her mentally ill sister; when she meets and falls for a substitute teacher, the new relationship disrupts this delicate balance. more...
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  • Ned Rifle
  • Ned Rifle

    Hal Hartley was one of the most celebrated young indie filmmakers in America when he released Henry Fool (1997); by the time of its sequel Fay Grim (2006), he was one of the most unjustly neglected. more...
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