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  • I Walked With a Zombie

    This elegant little 1943 film by Jacques Tourneur, a tale of voodoo and devil worship in the West Indies, is one of the most poetic works to emerge from the Val Lewton unit at RKO in the 40s; it transcends the conventions of the horror genre and remains one of Lewton-Tourneur's most compelling studies in light and darkness. more...
  • I Want to Live!

    Before the late Robert Wise got mired in superproductions like West Side Story and The Sound of Music he was a much-better-than-average noir specialist, and this 1958 account of a real-life prostitute and crook, Barbara Graham, who went to the gas chamber after reportedly being framed for murder, is a good example of his gritty realism and liberal vantage point. more...
  • I Was Born, But . . .

    One of Yasujiro Ozu's most sublime films, this late Japanese silent (1932) describes the tragicomic disillusionment of two middle-class boys who see their father demean himself by groveling in front of his employer; it starts off as a hilarious comedy and gradually becomes darker. more...
  • Ice

    One of American independent Robert Kramer's strongest "underground" features (1969), arguably his best, made in and around New York before he resettled in Paris. more...
  • The Ice Harvest

    After the gag-oriented Analyze This movies, director Harold Ramis gets a chance to show his dramatic range with this character-rich noir, adapted from a novel by Scott Phillips. more...
  • Ice People

    Though not as lyrical or beautifully photographed as Encounters at the End of the World, Werner Herzog's recent meditation on Antarctica, this 2008 TV documentary is just as absorbing. more...
  • Ida
  • Ida (PG-13)

    In Ida a virginal teenager who's been raised in a Polish convent since her infancy is summoned by the mother superior and informed that, before she takes her vows of ordination to become a nun, she must travel to the city and meet her only living relative, an aunt who refused to take her in after her parents died. more...
  • Idlewild

    OutKast's Andre Benjamin (aka Andre 3000) and Antwan A. Patton (Big Boi) star in this black musical set in a prohibition-era nightclub and directed by Bryan Barber, known for his OutKast videos. more...
  • Ikiru

    Akira Kurosawa's greatest film (1952) tells of a man (Takashi Shimura) who finds that he has terminal cancer and spends his remaining months building a playground in a poor section of the city. more...
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  • I'll Sleep When I'm Dead

    English postnoir specialist Mike Hodges follows up his successful Croupier with this moody, stylistically assured 2003 feature, written by Trevor Preston. more...
  • Illegal (NR)

    This hard-edged, documentary-style drama (2010) by writer-director Olivier Masset-Depasse chronicles the ordeal of a young Russian woman (the superb Anne Coesens) living illegally in Belgium with her 14-year-old son. more...
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