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  • B&B
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    B&B

    Writer-director Joe Ahearne unabashedly cribs from Alfred Hitchcock for this psychological thriller, in which an attractive gay couple (Tom Bateman, Sean Teale) revisit a remote English country inn some time after they successfully sued the bigoted owner (Paul McGann) for refusing them a double bed. more...
  • Babe's and Ricky's Inn

    In this lively documentary about the titular nightclub that for decades lured blues musicians to South Central LA, the numbers are so electric one wishes director Ramin Niami had made a full-scale concert film instead of shooting his footage during the joint's closing days. more...
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    Ballplayer: Pelotero

    This competent documentary looks at the training and recruiting of baseball players in the Dominican Republic, which produces nearly 20 percent of athletes in the major leagues. more...
  • Barista
  • Barista

    Rock Baijnauth's documentary follows five subjects as they train for and eventually face off in a national barista competition, creating an espresso, a cappuccino, and a specialty drink for four judges in less than 15 minutes. more...
  • Barrage
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    Barrage

    An 11-year-old girl (Themis Pauwels) and her grandmother (Isabelle Huppert) suffer the unexpected return of the girl's mother (Lolita Chammah), a recovering addict who's been absent for a decade and now wants back into their lives. more...
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  • Basically, Johnny Moped
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    Basically, Johnny Moped

    One of the oddest first-wave British punk bands was Johnny Moped, a genial quartet that dressed like unassuming middle-class guys and whose lead singer (also called Johnny Moped) was mentally ill. This documentary portrait of the group is familiar in its execution, intercutting vintage performance footage with talking-head interviews with surviving band members and friends, but the story is definitely novel and the agreeable tone is hard to resist. more...
  • Bayou Maharaja
  • Bayou Maharaja

    One of many fascinating moments in this 2013 profile of New Orleans piano man James Booker—the self-proclaimed "Black Liberace"—occurs early on, when an admiring Harry Connick Jr., perched in front of the keys, visually breaks down Booker's complex, confluent style. more...
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    Be Like an Ant

    Directed by Mike Plante, this 2011 documentary looks at a Vietnam veteran living in upstate New York who funnels all his energy into "an extension to his mobile home" that "gradually grew into an elaborate four-story structure that stands like a dark fortress tucked deep inside his wooded property." more...
  • Behemoth

    By the time you read this, Donald Trump may already have announced our withdrawal from the Paris climate change agreement. more...
  • Ben-Hur 3D (PG-13)

    Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ was a publishing phenomenon in its day and a precursor to the Christian entertainment business that generates thundering multiplex devotionals like this one. more...
  • The Benefactor
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    The Benefactor

    A philanthropist (Richard Gere) is devastated after a car accident he caused kills the married couple who were his two best friends. more...
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    Bestiaire

    With this nearly wordless Canadian documentary, director Denis Coté muses about the relationship between civilized human beings and exotic animals, suggesting that people benefit from the arrangement more than animals do. more...