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  • Tell Them Who You Are

    Legendary cinematographer Haskell Wexler (In the Heat of the Night, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Bound for Glory) is the irascible but engrossing subject of this digital video by his son, Mark Wexler. more...
  • Temptress Moon

    I've never been a big fan of Chen Kaige's work, but this opium dream about incestuous longings is clearly his best piece of direction, stylistically voluptuous and pictorial in the best sense. more...
  • 10

    The minimalism of this Abbas Kiarostami film (2003) makes it one of the boldest experiments yet by the masterful Iranian filmmaker: its ten sequences transpire in a car driving through Tehran, with a stylish young divorcee at the wheel and a series of six characters in the passenger seat. more...
  • Ten Canoes

    Inspired by the early-20th-century photographs of anthropologist Donald Thomson, this collaboration between a Western filmmaker and the native people of Ramingining is an impressive achievement of ethnographic cinema. more...
  • The Ten Commandments (G)

    With a running time of nearly four hours, Cecil B. De Mille's last feature and most extravagant blockbuster is full of the absurdities and vulgarities one expects, but it isn't boring for a minute. more...
  • 10 Items or Less

    Morgan Freeman plays a movie star much like himself who's considering a comeback after a four-year absence from the screen; offered a role in a low-budget indie feature as manager of a cheap supermarket, he decides to do some research by visiting a Latino establishment in a Los Angeles suburb, where he befriends a feisty young cashier (Paz Vega of Spanglish) and spends the next few hours coaching her for a job interview as a secretary. more...
  • 10

    The minimalism of this Abbas Kiarostami film makes it one of the boldest experiments yet by the masterful Iranian filmmaker: its ten sequences transpire in a car driving through Tehran, with a stylish young divorcee at the wheel and a series of six characters in the passenger seat. more...
  • 10 on Ten

    Abbas Kiarostami directs his own “making of” DV documentary (2003) about his feature 10, and virtually all of it, apart from a few clips, consists of him driving around the hills in northern Tehran where he shot Taste of Cherry, speaking about the advantages of digital video as well as such topics as “The Camera,” “The Subject,” “The Script,” “The Location,” and “The Music.” This will be mainly familiar to his fans and useful to viewers who are puzzled by his methods, though the implication that everything in a film can be explained by rational strategy is a little disingenuous. more...
  • Ten Skies

    This 16-millimeter experimental feature (2004) by James Benning consists of ten upward views from a stationary camera, each ten minutes long and filmed with sync sound from his backyard in southern California. more...
  • The Ten

    Writer-director David Wain (Wet Hot American Summer) and cowriter Ken Marino based this anthology of darkly satiric sketches on the Ten Commandments, though the biblical connection is sometimes so loose it barely seems to apply. more...
  • The Tenant (R)

    Through its first half, Roman Polanski's 1976 film is a cruel and painfully funny black comedy, following a timorous Polish expatriate (played by Polanski himself) as he tries, overpolitely, to negotiate the intricacies of social contact in his adopted Paris. more...
  • Tension

    A mousy druggist (Richard Basehart) married to a two-timing tramp (Audrey Totter) contrives to kill his wife's lover (Lloyd Gough) in this absorbing 1950 noir directed by the underrated and soon-to-be-blacklisted John Berry (He Ran All the Way). more...
  • The 10th District Court: Judicial Hearings

    Raymond Depardon's riveting documentary about various routine cases brought before a woman judge in a Paris courtroom may be as brilliant as some of its advocates claim, but only if one's sufficiently alert to read at least some of the proceedings against the grain of her judgments. more...