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  • Safe (R)

    An unsettling work (1995) by subversive American independent Todd Haynes (Far From Heaven), his first film in 35-millimeter and best film overall. more...
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  • Samba (R)

    Though a considerable box office success in France, The Intouchables (2011)—a dramatic comedy about a wealthy, white quadriplegic who bonds with his poor, black caregiver—inspired an impassioned cultural backlash. more...
  • Seven (R)

    Who would have guessed that a grisly and upsetting serial-killer police procedural (1995) costarring Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman as detectives, written by a Tower Records cashier (Andrew Kevin Walker), and directed by David Fincher (Alien) would bear a startling resemblance to a serious work of art? more...
  • Sex Positive (R)

    This engrossing documentary focuses on gay journalist Richard Berkowitz, who teamed up with pioneering doctor Joseph Sonnabend and singer-activist Michael Callen in the early 80s to advocate for safer sex to control the spread of AIDS. more...
  • Shadow Dancer (R)

    This British thriller by James Marsh (Man on Wire) is a little too neatly scripted and tightly edited for my taste, but there are galvanizing performances from Andrea Riseborough, as a Belfast mother who's mixed up in the Provisional IRA, and Clive Owen, as an MI5 agent who turns her against her comrades. more...