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  • Safe in Hell

    William Wellman directed this racy precode tale of a saucy prostitute (Dorothy Mackaill in a terrific performance) who unintentionally kills one of her clients and flees to a tropical island that serves as a haven for criminals. more...
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  • Saltwater

    Playwright Conor McPherson wrote and directed this enjoyably lighthearted yarn set in an Irish seaside resort village, about an unusually eventful week in the life of the Beneventi family, owners of the local restaurant. more...
  • Sanky Panky

    This crass musical comedy from the Dominican Republic stars the annoying Fausto Mata as a loutish grocery-store owner whose desperate search for a sugar mommy takes him to a posh beach resort. more...
  • Sarbane's Oxley

    An ambitious young attorney (Shane Taylor) trades away his personal integrity to clamber up the corporate ladder in this tepid thriller (2006) from the template of Oliver Stone's Wall Street. more...
  • Satellite

    Two beautiful, soulful yupsters (Karl Geary and Stephanie Szostak) meet, fall madly in love, and challenge themselves to live more authentically by quitting their jobs and doing whatever their little hearts desire—learning Spanish, riding a motorcycle, shoplifting, wearing the same clothes for days on end, and endlessly talking about their lives' meaning. more...
  • Say It Isn't So

    A cringe-inducing flop from producers Peter and Bobby Farrelly (who directed There's Something About Mary), this gross-out comedy of errors stars Chris Klein and Heather Graham as young lovers who learn that they're brother and sister. more...
  • Secrets of the Shadow World

    Armed with a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, avant-garde kitsch auteur George Kuchar has concocted an epic three-part documentary/home video about the making of his new UFO movie. more...
  • Seven Billiards Tables

    In this amiable comedy drama, a single mother (Maribel Verdu of Pan's Labyrinth) inherits her father's decrepit billiards hall and sets about restoring it to its former glory, assisted by her small son and the father's irascible girlfriend (Blanca Portillo). more...
  • Silentlum

    Directed by Wolfgang Murnberger, this 2005 absurdist thriller set in Salzburg stars Josef Hader as a disheveled private detective hired by a widow to investigate her husband's violent suicide. more...
  • Sister Helen

    Rob Fruchtman and Rebecca Cammisa's deeply affecting documentary portrait of Sister Helen Travis (2002) follows the 69-year-old Benedictine nun's work as founder and director of a recovery home for drug and alcohol addicts in the South Bronx. more...
  • Songs for Cassavetes

    Justin Mitchell directed this well-made 1999 documentary about the current indie rock/alternative/punk scene (no one wants to settle on a term), with concert footage and interviews featuring the Peechees, the Make-Up, Some Velvet Sidewalk, Sleater-Kinney, and Further. more...
  • Sound and Fury

    Filmmaker Josh Aronson steps into a hornet's nest of controversy in this compelling documentary portrait of an extended family's struggle over whether to get their deaf children cochlear implants. more...
  • Spy Kids

    After a string of duds, writer-director Robert Rodriguez (El mariachi) redeems himself with this inspired family film (2001), a slyly subversive adventure tale for children and adults alike. more...