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  • Poetry (NR)

    A shy old woman—shy enough and old enough that her fine, flowery outfits have become integral to her sense of self—discovers that her callow grandson has participated in an awful crime and only she can protect him from prosecution. more...
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  • Point and Shoot
  • Point and Shoot

    Marshall Curry (If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front) directed and edited this provocative documentary about Matthew Vandyke, a Georgetown University graduate who went to the Middle East in search of adventure and ended up fighting in the Libyan Revolution of 2011. more...
  • Poison (R)

    This 1991 avant-garde shocker by Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven) freely cuts between three supposedly separate stories, each in a different style and set in a different period: a 40s tale of homoerotic passion in a prison that's loosely derived from Jean Genet, a black-and-white 50s SF-horror melodrama about a leprous sex criminal, and an 80s TV exposé about a victimized seven-year-old boy who murders his father. more...
  • Police Beat

    Screenwriters Charles Mudede and Robinson Devor combed through police reports to create this surreal wide-screen drama about an African man (Senegalese football player Pape Sidy Niang) working as a bicycle cop in Seattle. more...
  • Police, Adjective

    Romania's boom in sardonic, minimalist social drama (The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, 4 Months, 3 Weeks & 2 Days) continues with this low-boiling but addictive story about a young police detective who's begun to question the justice of the drug laws he's enforcing. more...
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  • Pom Poko (PG)

    This 1994 release from the Japanese animation outfit Studio Ghibli is one of only a few fantasies directed by Isao Takahata, who built his reputation on adapting realistic stories like Anne of Green Gables and Grave of the Fireflies. more...
  • Le Pont des Arts

    French film director (and philosophy professor) Eugene Green hails from New York, but you'd never guess it from the gentle Bressonian drifts of his style and the curious ways his actors address the camera. more...
  • The Pool

    Reality and fiction fuse like watercolors in this quietly compelling narrative feature (2007) by Chris Smith, best known for directing the documentary American Movie. more...
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  • Pootie Tang

    Played by Lance Crouther and born on The Chris Rock Show, the title character uses his celebrity status to warn children against the products of LecterCorp—a company that makes everything from cigarettes to switchblades. more...
  • The Porcelain Doll

    Hungarian writer-director Peter Gardos cites Borges and Garcia Marquez as major influences, and his wistful, whimsical 2005 feature is steeped in magic realism. more...