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  • O

    There's always a fine line between a plot point and a motive, but in tragedies—and adaptations—the distinction is often impossible to make. more...
  • O amor natural

    Dutch documentarian Heddy Honigmann asks elderly residents of Rio de Janeiro to read erotic verse by Brazillian poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade (1902-1987), which revives their own warm memories of lovemaking in this 1996 film. more...
  • The O Boys: Parties, Porn and Politics

    In 1990 a group of gay men called “the O Boys,” unhappy with the sex scene in LA and eager to have fun, started a series of orgies; the membership evolved into a group with a social and political message—as one participant phrases it, “You came for the sex and you got educated.” Condom use is enforced, and not everyone is admitted, though the members differ on whether admission is based on youth and good looks or on “attitude.” Allan Gassman, a founding member, directed this video, which includes his on-screen narration, clips of himself and others appearing on talk shows such as Donahue, and footage of a number of orgies. more...
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (PG-13)

    After making what are still probably their two best features—Fargo and The Big Lebowski—the Coen brothers came up with their worst (2000), a piece of pop nihilism about three convicts (George Clooney, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Turturro) on the run. more...
  • O. Henry's Full House

    Five short stories by O. Henry, as adapted by Howard Hawks, Henry Koster, Henry King, Henry Hathaway, and Jean Negulesco. more...
  • O Jerusalem

    Based on Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre's book about the founding of Israel, this bloated 2006 historical epic flatlines early and never regains a pulse. more...
  • O Lucky Man!

    The gradations of sham and corruption and the quirky contours of modern society, as revealed in the epic wanderings of Lindsay Anderson's modern Candide/Everyman (Malcolm McDowell). more...
  • The Oak

    The farcical and horrific living conditions in Romania during the last year of the Ceausescu dictatorship are the focus of this 1992 French-Romanian production by Lucian Pintilie, based on Ion Baiesu's novel Bylanta. more...
  • Oasis

    Skating fearlessly on the edge of tastelessness and sentimentality, this 2002 South Korean feature is another strong, provocative film by Lee Chang-dong (Peppermint Candy), an edgy tale about a dense jailbird and a woman with cerebral palsy who grimace, grunt, and thrash their way toward an awkward but affecting last tango in a dingy Seoul apartment. more...
  • Oasis of the Zombies

    Exploitation legend Jess Franco directed this French horror flick (1983) about a young man who goes looking for $6 million in Nazi gold and discovers that the loot is guarded by zombie storm troopers. more...
  • Oasis: Supersonic
  • Oasis: Supersonic (R)

    Noel and Liam Gallagher, the bickering brothers of the chart-topping British band Oasis, each served as an executive producer for this two-hour documentary—though "detente" might be a better word. more...
  • The Oath (NR)

    In this provocative documentary (2010), Laura Poitras follows the divergent paths of two Yemeni friends who worked for Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan and contrasts the price each man paid for his proximity to the 9/11 hijackers. more...