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  • Silence
  • Silence (R)

    Critics have compared Silence, Martin Scorsese's latest drama, to his spiritually inclined The Last Temptation of Christ (1988) and Kundun (1997). more...
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  • Sicilian Ghost Story
  • Sicilian Ghost Story

    This Italian drama is based on the harrowing true story of a 13-year-old boy kidnapped by Mafia figures in the 1990s and held captive for two years to prevent his father, another mafioso, from testifying against them in court. more...
  • The Square
  • The Square (R)

    "Do you want to save a human life?" asks a woman distributing flyers outside a museum of modern art in Stockholm; the unvarying reply from people on the street is "No." Welcome to the world of Swedish writer-director Ruben Östlund, who takes some wicked pot shots at the business of art but more broadly ponders the breakdown of the social contract among all people. more...
  • Sweet Bean (NR)

    Japanese writer-director Naomi Kawase has crafted a poignant tale about a middle-aged man (Masatoshi Nagase) whose small dorayaki bakery is reinvigorated after he reluctantly hires an elderly woman (Kirin Kiki) for her culinary skills. more...
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  • A Stray
  • A Stray

    Minneapolis has the largest population of Somali-Americans in the country, many of them refugees, and this drama by Kashmiri-American filmmaker Musa Syeed (Valley of Saints) depicts the community with substance and nuance. more...
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  • Swagger

    Shot in Aulnay-sous-Bois, a troubled suburb of Paris, this engaging 2016 documentary follows 12 teenagers of color who have that je ne sais quoi: a sense of style that goes beyond fashion and an equanimity that belies their difficult circumstances. more...
  • Sing Street
  • Sing Street (PG-13)

    John Carney's dramas of musical invention (Once, Begin Again) are delicate undertakings; the same gentleness and naivete that make them adorable can also make them twee. more...
  • The Skyjacker's Tale
  • The Skyjacker's Tale

    Canadian filmmaker Jamie Kastner gets the scoop on Ishmael Muslim Ali, still notorious in the Virgin Islands for his role in a 1972 armed attack on a Rockefeller-owned golf course in Saint Croix that left eight people dead. more...
  • Starless Dreams
  • Starless Dreams

    Iranian documentary maker Mehrdad Oskouei ventures inside a correctional center for teenage girls and gets a handful of them to open up about their lives before they were incarcerated. more...
  • The Sense of an Ending
  • The Sense of an Ending (PG-13)

    Julian Barnes's engrossing novel about an old, divorced Londoner radically reassessing his past gets a conventional but penetrating treatment from director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) and the perfectly cast Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling. more...
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  • Slash
  • Slash

    The weird world of slash—same-sex, erotic online fan fiction—is the focus of this delightful feature from writer-director Clay Liford (Earthling), which depicts sexual discovery through the vivid perspectives of serious young writers. more...
  • Son of Saul
  • Son of Saul (R)

    The debut feature of Hungarian writer-director László Nemes, opening this week at Music Box, is easily the most exciting new film I've seen over the past year, and a casual look at the prizes and accolades it's received over the past eight months, starting with the Grand Prix and the FIPRESCI prize at Cannes, shows that I'm far from alone in feeling this way. more...