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  • Hiroshima Mon Amour

    Alain Resnais' truly revolutionary 1959 film about the “impossible love” between a French actress and a Japanese architect. more...
  • The History Boys

    Adapted by Alan Bennett from his celebrated play, this British drama about a boys' boarding school in the early 80s draws on the sentimental tradition of Goodbye, Mr. Chips but also offers a sharp critique of the means and measures of education. more...
  • A History of Violence

    Though he avoids platitudes, David Cronenberg is a troubled moralist who lingers over cherished mythologies to find their dark residue: this masterpiece, an art film deftly masquerading as a thriller, seems to celebrate small-town pastoralism and critique big-city violence, but this position turns out to be double-edged. more...
  • Hitch

    The name above the title of this slick, fluffy romantic comedy is Will Smith, playing a Manhattan “date doctor” who advises shy guys on how to score. more...
  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

    When Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) loses his home—and planet—to an intergalactic freeway, he and best friend Ford Prefect (Mos Def) thumb a ride on a hovering alien craft to roam hyperspace and answer the “ultimate question.” Hatched in the go-go atmosphere of the late 70s, Douglas Adams's sci-fi novel met fears of nuclear holocaust with a cheeky optimism about the endless possibilities for renewal—one reason director Garth Jennings's film adaptation (from a screenplay by Adams and Karey Kirkpatrick) has such a goofy feel-good quality. more...
  • Hitler's Hit Parade

    Oliver Axer and Susanne Benze collect two dozen big-band recordings from Nazi Germany, illustrating the songs with footage from period musicals, cartoons, newsreels, propaganda, and home movies to create a swirling impressionistic collage of pop culture in the Third Reich. more...
  • Hogtown
  • Hogtown

    Chicago Heights (2010) and Hogtown (2014), the first two installments of a projected trilogy by writer-director Daniel Nearing, both made their local debuts at the Black Harvest Film Festival at Gene Siskel Film Center, and they return this week in honor of Black History Month. more...
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  • Holiday

    George Cukor's masterful 1938 film of Philip Barry's play about a society girl (Katharine Hepburn) who falls for her sister's charming, eccentric fiance (Cary Grant). more...
  • Holly

    Affecting performances anchor this harrowing 2006 tale of child trafficking in Cambodia. more...
  • Hollywood or Bust

    The bust belongs to Anita Ekberg in Frank Tashlin's relentlessly, happily vulgar 1956 satire on pop culture and breast fetishism. more...
  • Hollywoodland (R)

    A neonoir in the tradition of Chinatown, this fine collaboration between director Allen Coulter (The Sopranos) and writer Paul Bernbaum revolves around the mysterious 1959 death of George Reeves (Ben Affleck), who played the title role in the TV series The Adventures of Superman. more...