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  • Aguirre: The Wrath of God

    Werner Herzog's 1972 film plays like a structural inversion of his Every Man for Himself and God Against All, with a party of Spanish conquistadores gradually succumbing to Herzog's animistic vision of nature as they plow through the Brazilian jungles in search of El Dorado. more...
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  • Ain't Scared

    Audrey Estrougo spent her teenage years in a housing project on the outskirts of Paris, and her intimate knowledge of that treacherous landscape informs this funky debut feature (released in France as Regarde-Moi, or “Look at Me”). more...
  • Air Doll (NR)

    In this quirky riff on the Galatea myth, Hirokazu Kore-eda (Still Walking, Maborosi) adapts a manga by Yoshiie Gouda about a blow-up sex doll that comes alive one morning after its owner leaves for work. more...
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  • Airplane! (PG)

    An old Paramount programmer, Hall Bartlett's Zero Hour (1957), remade in 1980 as a sketch comedy by writer-directors Jim Abrahams, David Zucker, and Jerry Zucker (Top Secret!, Ruthless People). more...
  • Ajami (NR)

    Jewish filmmaker Yaron Shani and Palestinian filmmaker Scandar Copti collaborated on this gritty Israeli drama, which circles around chronologically in Pulp Fiction fashion to tell the interlocking stories of three families. more...
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  • AKA

    As a teenager Duncan Roy escaped the London working class by passing himself off as a British noble and infiltrating the high society of Paris and New York; he got away with it for five years before he was busted for fraud. more...
  • Al-Jazeera, Arab Voices

    The most important lesson in any education is recognizing what you don't know, and this 2003 French video by Ali Essafi, about the everyday operations of the famous Arab news service, may be an eye-opening experience even for those who consider themselves sympathetic observers of the political turmoil in the Middle East. more...
  • The Alamo (PG-13)

    Americans so love to fantasize about being underdogs that the fall of the Alamo has been filmed more than a dozen times, though John Wayne's legendary 1960 fiasco and a more enlightened political climate have made it a dicier prospect in recent years. more...
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  • Alan Partridge (R)

    Steve Coogan brings his most popular character—the vain, tactless broadcaster Alan Partridge—to the big screen after more than two decades of playing him in British radio and television. more...
  • Alexandra

    Set amid the Russian occupation of Chechnya, this 2007 drama by Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark) stars the venerable soprano Galina Vishnevskaya as an old Russian woman who pays an unlikely visit to her soldier grandson and gets a firsthand look at the soul-hardening routines of the military. more...