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  • Bad Company

    Chess-hustling, ticket-scalping Chris Rock learns that his separated-at-birth twin brother was an ultrasophisticated CIA operative killed while on a sensitive mission. more...
  • Bad Guy (Nabbeun namja)

    Korean director Kim Ki-duk is best known here for his gentle Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring (2004), but much of his work belongs to the "cinema of cruelty" school associated with Michael Haneke. more...
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  • Bad Guy

    Korean director Kim Ki-duk is best known here for his gentle Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter . . . more...
  • Balancing Acts

    The life of Man-Fong Tong sounds like something out of an absurdist historical novel: born in China, he traveled the world as an acrobat, gave a command performance for Hitler, married a Jewish-Hungarian vaudevillian, and later appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show. more...
  • Beautiful Boxer

    If this 2003 Thai feature weren't based on a true story, you'd never buy it: hoping to earn money for a sex change, a former Buddhist monk (Asanee Suwan) becomes a competitive kickboxer and rises to the top of the field. more...
  • Behind the Sun

    Brazilian director Walter Salles, whose Central Station got an undeserved Oscar nomination a few years ago, again goes for high-flown emotionalism and tasteful depictions of poverty, with an added dose of mythic symbolism (2001). more...
  • Beijing Bicycle

    Heavily indebted to De Sica's The Bicycle Thief, this film is an elegantly simple portrait of how a possession can symbolize larger things. more...
  • Beyond the Ocean

    Director Tony Pemberton's avant-garde background shows in his first feature-length film, which is both provocative and awkwardly arty. more...
  • Birth

    In this eerily tranquil psychological thriller, Nicole Kidman's placid countenance is like a Rorschach: you'll project onto it what you want to see. more...
  • Bloodlines: A Medical Mission to Iioilo

    Filmmakers James Espinas and Timothy Kiley follow a team of Filipino-American doctors and nurses doing a week of philanthropic medical work in the rural Philippines, treating people who have no other access to modern health care. more...
  • Boricua

    Any novice director could benefit from studying Marisol Torres's gorgeously shot, well-acted film, whose large cast of characters gives us a window into the Puerto Rican community in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. more...
  • Born to Film

    Director Frederic Sojcher wisely avoids any condescension in this 2004 French-Belgian profile of three eccentric filmmakers whose passion and professionalism compensate for their nonexistent budgets. more...
  • The Bourne Identity (PG-13)

    Matt Damon seems an unlikely choice for amnesiac spy Jason Bourne, from Robert Ludlum's novels, but he's surprisingly good at bringing out the bewilderment of a man who can't remember who he is but keeps discovering he has disturbing skills—like the ability to disarm thugs by reflex. more...
  • The Bourne Supremacy

    Jason Bourne (Matt Damon), the amnesiac assassin of The Bourne Identity, is back and mad as hell because the CIA won't leave him in peace (foolish on their part, given that he can wield a rolled-up magazine as a deadly weapon). more...