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  • Palo Alto (R)

    Adapted from a short-story collection by actor James Franco, this debut drama by Gia Coppola follows a handful of high-schoolers in southern California as they drink, smoke grass, suffer through their classes, and try to progress from casual blow jobs to actual romance. more...
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  • Pan's Labyrinth (R)

    A Mexican-Spanish coproduction by the talented Guillermo del Toro (Cronos), this nightmarish fairy tale for grown-ups takes place in Spain after the civil war, when the Republicans were still counting on help from the Allies that would never come. more...
  • Paper Man (R)

    A neurotic New York novelist (Jeff Daniels), unable to make progress on his second book, is installed in a quiet Montauk beach house by his long-suffering physician wife (Lisa Kudrow). more...
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (R)

    The low-budget horror hit Paranormal Activity achieved something of an aesthetic feat by dramatically dialing down the level of action and volume commonly employed in a commercial horror movie to make people jump; its mock-surveillance-camera narrative about a California couple being stalked around their home by an unseen demon was so incredibly dull most of the time that when a door flew open by itself, it had the power to shock. more...
  • Paranormal Activity 2: The IMAX Experience (R)

    The low-budget horror hit Paranormal Activity achieved something of an aesthetic feat by dramatically dialing down the level of action and volume commonly employed in a commercial horror movie to make people jump; its mock-surveillance-camera narrative about a California couple being stalked around their home by an unseen demon was so incredibly dull most of the time that when a door flew open by itself, it had the power to shock. more...
  • Pariah (R)

    This Brooklyn-set indie (2011) is an authentic depiction of a 17-year-old girl—in fact, it often feels like it was written by one. more...
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  • Paris (R)

    Soggy stuff from French director Cedric Klapisch (When the Cat’s Away), set in the title city and collecting the routine travails of various urbanites. more...
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