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  • Rabbit Hole (PG-13)

    Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart star as a husband and wife inconsolable after the death of their young son. more...
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  • Rabbit-Proof Fence

    An Australian “western” with epic sweep directed by Phillip Noyce and dealing with the “stolen generation” of aboriginal children who were torn from their families by misguided state functionaries. more...
  • Rachel Getting Married

    Rachel (Rosemarie DeWitt) may be getting married, but to her irritation all eyes are on her train wreck of a sister (Anne Hathaway), who's been temporarily released from a drug treatment facility to attend the nuptials. more...
  • Rachida

    In the gripping opening of Yamina Bachir-Chouikh's 2002 first feature terrorists, including a former student, assault an Algiers schoolteacher (Ibtissem Djouadi) who refuses to carry a bomb into her school for them. more...
  • Radiant City

    With this 2006 Canadian video about suburban angst, writer-directors Gary Burns and Jim Brown seem to have created a new hybrid, the docucomedy. more...
  • Radical Disciple: The Story of Father Pfleger

    After the relatively bland Senator Obama Goes to Africa (2007), Chicago documentary maker Bob Hercules gets his hands on a more dramatic subject: Michael Pfleger, the Catholic priest whose mockery of Hillary Clinton during a guest sermon at Trinity United Church of Christ finally moved Obama to quit the congregation. more...
  • The Railway Man (R)

    Captured by the Japanese in the 1942 invasion of Singapore, British officer Eric Lomax labored over the Thailand-Burma Railway, just like the soldiers in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), but given the torture and deprivation he endured, this adaptation of his 1995 memoir is unlikely to send you out of the theater whistling. more...
  • Raising Arizona (PG-13)

    Joel and Ethan Coen's 1987 Road Runner comedy in overdrive, about a convenience-store bandit (Nicolas Cage) who swipes the infant son of an unfinished-furniture tycoon, then has a hard time holding on to the kid. more...
  • Ran (R)

    Akira Kurosawa's 1985 film is slightly marred by some too obvious straining toward masterpiece status, yet it's a stunning achievement in epic cinema. more...
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  • Rana's Wedding

    A soulful Palestinian beauty (Clara Khoury) in occupied East Jerusalem receives an ultimatum from her father: if she hasn't married by the following afternoon, she'll have to accompany him to Egypt. more...
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  • Rango (PG)

    Gore Verbinski, director of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, tries his hand at animation with this exuberant western parody combining flint, whimsy, and frat-boy humor. more...
  • The Rape of Europa

    Based on a book by Lynn H. Nicholas, this fascinating film documents the plundering and destruction of art during World War II; the moving and hiding of art, precautionary and otherwise, that were sometimes carried out on a massive scale (such as the Louvre being virtually emptied ahead of the German invasion, and preparations made by residents of Florence prior to the Allied bombing); and subsequent heroic acts of recovery. more...
  • Rashomon (NR)

    Akira Kurosawa's 1951 film won the grand prize at the Venice film festival, introducing Kurosawa (and through him the Japanese film) to most of the Western world. more...
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