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  • Orphans

    Not to be confused with Alan J. Pakula's 1987 film of the Lyle Kessler play, this is the directorial debut of Peter Mullan, the striking and charismatic Joe of Ken Loach's My Name Is Joe. more...
  • Oscar nominations panel

    J.R. Jones (Chicago Reader), Michael Phillips (Chicago Tribune), Alison Cuddy (WBEZ), Steve Prokopy (Ain't It Cool News), and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky (Rogerebert.com) discuss the 2014 nominees with Betsty Steinberg of the Illinois Film Office. more...
  • Ostkreuz

    Shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall, a teenager and her mother escape from the East to the West and find unexpected misery there. more...
  • Our Beloved Month of August (NR)

    Miguel Gomes directed this 2008 feature, set at a music festival in rural Portugal, that combines documentary elements with fiction. more...
  • Our Man Flint

    Among the many parodic James Bond spin-offs that sprouted like mushrooms in the 60s was this jaunty item (1966) featuring James Coburn as “the man from Z.O.W.I.E.,” filmed in 'Scope and directed impersonally by Daniel Mann; it eventually spawned two sequels, one of them made for TV. more...
  • Outrage (R)

    Muckraking documentary maker Kirby Dick (This Film Is Not Yet Rated) takes it upon himself to out closeted gay conservatives in this passionate, engaging, but sometimes irresponsible exposé. more...
  • The Overture (NR)

    Ittisoontorn Vichailak directed this 2004 drama based on the life of Luang Pradit Pairoh, the Thai music master of the early and mid-20th century. more...