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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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  • 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...
  • Strange Wilderness

    The hapless host of a flagging TV wilderness show (Steve Zahn) gets a reprieve from cancellation when he's tipped off to the whereabouts of Bigfoot. more...
  • State of Fear

    Pamela Yates directed this insightful video chronicle of the violence that gripped Peru between 1980 and 2000, as the murderous Shining Path movement waged guerrilla war against the nation's brutally repressive military forces. more...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steve + Sky

    The title characters of this 2004 Belgian production are a couple of lowlifes whose paths cross just as they're attempting to clean up their acts. 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...
  • Stand Up and Cheer!

    This inept 1934 talent showcase from Fox features Warner Baxter as the president's newly appointed Secretary of Amusement, struggling to find entertainment for the Depression-era masses while fending off a cabal of unsympathetic senators. 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...