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  • Scott Walker: 30 Century Man

    A singular vocalist but a protean songwriter, Scott Walker became a teen idol in the 60s with the Walker Brothers, embarked on an ambitious series of solo albums, and then dropped out of sight in the 70s, emerging every few years with a record more radical and off-putting than the last. more...
  • Seabiscuit (PG-13)

    Gary Ross, the scenarist for Dave and writer-director of Pleasantville, tries to fashion another inspirational patriotic myth out of Laura Hillenbrand's best seller about a famous racehorse of the mid-1930s and three broken men who find salvation through their association with the quirky equine. more...
  • Searching for Bobby Fischer

    One of the craftiest and most satisfying pieces about gender politics to come along in ages (1993)—all the more crafty because audiences are encouraged to see it simply as a movie about a seven-year-old chess genius, based on Fred Waitzkin's nonfiction book about his son Josh. more...
  • Sex Pistols: Live at the Longhorn

    The Sex Pistols' ill-fated concert tour of America in January 1978 has been documented on a handful of videos, and this gig at the Longhorn Ballroom in Dallas (formerly a strip joint owned by Jack Ruby) is remembered mostly for its mayhem. more...
  • Films by Paul Sharits

    Four works by the avant-garde filmmaker, part of the structural movement that explored the mechanics of cinema: flickering light, the celluloid strip, and the projection apparatus. more...
  • Sheba, Baby (PG)

    Even the spectacular Pam Grier is sandbagged in this clumsy black actioner (1975) by William Girdler; she plays a private detective trying to stop the mob from taking over her father's loan company. more...