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  • Rodents of Unusual Size
  • Rodents of Unusual Size (NR)

    The title of this engaging and informative documentary refers to the nutria, a large, rat-like mammal native to Argentina that was brought to southern Louisiana in the early 20th century with the aim of being bred for the fur trade. more...
  • The Rider
  • The Rider (R)

    An extraordinary translation of life into art, Chloé Zhao's drama fictionalizes the experiences of Brady Jandreau, a Lakota cowboy on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, whose rodeo career ended in April 2016 after a bucking bronco threw him and stepped on his skull. more...
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  • Retablo

    The Andes form the rugged backdrop for this stark coming-of-age tale about a sensitive Peruvian teen (Junior Bejar) who, with his artisan father (Amiel Cayo), constructs vibrant altarpieces and commemorative story boxes, folk art that sells well at the town market. more...
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  • Roma
  • Roma (R)

    Set in the early 70s and based largely on experiences from his childhood, this eighth feature by Alfonso Cuarón follows Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio, whose silent expressiveness recalls that of Falconetti in The Passion of Joan of Arc), a live-in housemaid for an upper-middle-class family in Mexico City, while she contends with an unexpected pregnancy amidst domestic and political turmoil. more...
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  • Rona, Azim's Mother
  • Rona, Azim's Mother

    In this finely calibrated drama a closely knit family of Afghan emigres lives simply but peaceably in Tehran until one unexpected crisis triggers another. more...
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  • Risk
  • Risk (NR)

    "The film has become a severe threat to my freedom, and I'm forced to treat it accordingly," wrote WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a message to Oscar-winning documentary maker Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) that she reads in voice-over near the end of Risk. more...
  • Raw
  • Raw

    An innocent young vegetarian (Garance Marillier) eats raw meat as part of a college hazing ritual and develops a taste for it—humans in particular. more...
  • Rules Don't Apply
  • Rules Don't Apply (PG-13)

    Warren Beatty's engrossing drama about Howard Hughes in Hollywood shares less in common with Martin Scorsese's diligent Hughes biopic The Aviator than with the Coen brothers' tinseltown fantasy Hail, Caesar!, in which history is chewed, stretched, and rechewed like bubble gum. more...
  • The Red Turtle
  • The Red Turtle

    Last weekend brought the nationwide opening of The Lego Batman Movie, a computer-animated whizbang that uses the Lego brand's spark-plug characters and interlocking construction bricks to spoof the Batman/Superman/DC Comics universe. more...
  • The Revenant
  • The Revenant (R)

    By the time Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)) finished shooting locations for this wilderness-survival drama its budget had more than doubled, to $135 million, but at least the money was spent recording the world instead of creating it with pixels. more...
  • Requiem for the American Dream
  • Requiem for the American Dream

    Billed onscreen as the “final long-form documentary interviews” of public intellectual Noam Chomsky, this feature by Peter Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, and Jared P. Scott presents a cogent and incisive lesson in how the superwealthy control the federal government. more...