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  • Across 110th Street

    Extremely seedy and violent, this 1972 feature by Barry Shear and cinematographer Jack Priestley makes extraordinary use of Harlem locations in telling the story of three punks who rip off $300,000 from the syndicate's numbers bank. more...
  • The Adversary

    Satyajit Ray turns a bit more political and a little bolder in this tale of a medical student trying to find work in Calcutta. more...
  • The African Queen (PG)

    John Huston's odyssey theme reprised as comedy (1951), as Humphrey Bogart cavorts like a monkey and Katharine Hepburn exploits a latent strain of Eleanor Roosevelt. more...
  • Alfredo, Alfredo

    Dustin Hoffman (dubbed into Italian and subtitled back into English) is an amiable bank clerk who escapes one harrowing marriage only to land in another one in Pietro Germi's comedy about domestic life and sexual relationships. more...
  • Algiers

    Charles Boyer stars as the impossibly charming criminal Pepe Le Moko, who falls for Hedy Lamarr, a beautiful—but ultimately destructive—visitor to Le Moko's lair, the Casbah. more...
  • All I Desire

    A failed actress and mother of three (Barbara Stanwyck) returns to the husband (Richard Carlson) and family she deserted years before in this superior 1953 drama by Douglas Sirk, a very personal reworking of a standard soap-opera plot. more...
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  • An American in Paris

    While not nearly the musical it's cracked up to be, this 1951 film is absolutely required viewing for anyone who wants to see the studio system (MGM style) at its gaudiest, most Byzantine height. more...
  • And Now for Something Completely Different

    This 1972 film collects sketches originally written for Monty Python's Flying Circus, including such favorites as “The Upper Class Twit of the Year Competition,” “The Man With the Tape Recorder up His Nose (and His Brother),” and “The World's Deadliest Joke.” Fans will have most of it memorized by now. more...
  • And Now, My Love

    As cute as can be, this tidy little love story by Claude Lelouch ends with the lovers meeting for the first time. more...
  • The Angel Levine

    Touching, funny tale of a maverick, jive-talking black angel named Levine (Harry Belafonte) who tries to redeem himself with the higher powers by helping a poor, moaning Jew named Mishkin (Zero Mostel). more...
  • Angels With Dirty Faces

    The classic late-30s environmentalist crime film, this 1938 feature stars James Cagney and Pat O'Brien as two boyhood pals from the slums who grow up, one as a gangster (Cagney) and the other as a priest (O'Brien), and meet their respective rewards on the old turf. more...
  • Animal Crackers (NR)

    Early Marx Brothers (1930), just as dismally stagy as The Cocoanuts but with many more memorable quips from Groucho as Captain Jeffrey T. Spaulding (his "Hooray for Captain Spaulding" entrance music became his theme song for the next 40 years). more...
  • Anna Christie

    “Garbo talks!” (“Gif me a vhiskey”) in this very slow moving 1930 filming of O'Neill's play. more...