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  • Hoop Dreams

    This epic, compulsively watchable 170-minute documentary (1994), about two Chicago inner-city basketball whizzes, William Gates and Arthur Agee, striving to land the right grades and scholarships to make it to the big time (and stay there), is a heady dose of the American dream and the American nightmare combined—a numbing investigation of how one point on an exam or one basket or turnover in a game can make all the difference in a family's fortunes. more...
  • Horse Feathers

    It's Darwin versus Huxley, but in the world of the Marx Brothers, man descends on a fireman's pole. more...
  • Horse Money
  • Horse Money

    Portuguese director Pedro Costa returns to the dark, fantastic mode of his first film, O Sangue (1989), while continuing to explore Lisbon's poor and immigrant communities. more...
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  • The Horse Thief

    Tian Zhuangzhuang's 1985 feature, set in the remote wilds of Tibet with a cast of local nonprofessionals, is a breathtaking spectacle in 'Scope and color, perhaps the most personal of all the “Fifth Generation” Beijing films to have emerged from the People's Republic of China (at least until Tian's subsequent The Blue Kite). more...
  • The Horseman

    An effective historical epic usually involves a large-scale subject, breathtaking vistas, lush production values, and grand human passions. more...
  • The Host

    Quite possibly the wisest, most moving monster movie ever made, Bong Joon-ho's feature deservedly became South Korea's biggest ever box-offce success. more...
  • The Host (R)

    The Asian monster movie comes screeching and stomping into the 21st century with this entertaining, culturally loaded popcorn thriller from South Korea. more...
  • Hostage

    Loosely based on a true story, this engrossing 2004 thriller tells of a traumatized Albanian worker (Stathis Papadopoulos) who hijacks a bus in northern Greece. more...
  • Hostage

    A plane hijacker befriends a seven-year-old American boy, who serves as his voluntary hostage after a forced landing in Riga. more...
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Hot Fuzz (R)

    After scoring with the horror spoof Shaun of the Dead, British comedy writers Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg take on American cop thrillers, and as in their earlier movie the good humor bubbles up from a deep reservoir of affection for Hollywood schlock (2007). more...
  • Hot House

    Shimon Dotan's extraordinary Israeli documentary (2006) goes inside high-security prisons to examine the networks forged by incarcerated Palestinians, most of them doing time for terrorist acts. more...
  • Hotel des Ameriques

    After an anesthetist in Biarritz (Catherine Deneuve) accidentally runs down a local layabout (Patrick Dewaere), the two edge uncertainly toward romance, though it's periodically blocked by the former's grief over a dead lover and the latter's ambiguous friendship with a self-involved musician (Etienne Chicot). more...
  • Hotel for Dogs (PG)

    A bright, funny family movie (2009) that gets everything right, from story to production design to cast (both human and canine). more...
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