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  • Face/Off (R)

    John Travolta, a high-ranking FBI official, and Nicolas Cage, a trendily oversexed supercriminal, pull the old identity swap with a certain amount of aplomb, but there's no mystery in Mike Werb and Michael Colleary's script about who will prevail in the final confrontation—you don't even wonder how good will triumph over evil. more...
  • The Fall (R)

    Director Tarsem (The Cell) reworks the 1981 Bulgarian film Yo Ho Ho for this stylish fantasy, which premiered at the Toronto film festival in 2006 but was released only this year under the auspices of filmmakers David Fincher (Seven) and Spike Jonze (Adaptation). more...
  • The Fantastic Four

    Created by the legendary low-budget producer Roger Corman, this 1994 screen adaptation of the Marvel Comics series was bought and then shelved by Marvel so that it could license the characters to Columbia Pictures for the blockbuster eventually released in 2005. more...
  • Fast & Furious (PG-13)

    Arguably, there's something poignant in the sight (you couldn't say “spectacle”) of Vin Diesel delivering the American fantasy of muscle-car omnipotence just as Detroit is being stretchered into the ICU. more...
  • The Fast and the Furious

    Investigating a series of daring truck heists on the LA freeways, a young FBI agent (Paul Walker) infiltrates a street-racing crew whose revered leader (Vin Diesel) is a prime suspect. more...
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    Father's Day

    This no-budget local production recalls the video remakes of Hollywood blockbusters in Michel Gondry's Be Kind Rewind; it appears to have been shot across several city blocks and a couple of public parks. more...
  • La Femme Nikita

    The talentless but irrepressibly trendy Luc Besson (Subway, The Big Blue) dreamed up this idiotic story (1990, in French with subtitles) that seems vaguely inspired by Kubrick's (not Anthony Burgess's) A Clockwork Orange. more...
  • The Fighting 69th

    Warner Brothers pays tribute to the famous New York infantry regiment, whose World War I veterans included poet Joyce Kilmer, chaplain Francis P. Duffy, and U.S. intelligence pioneer "Wild Bill" Donovan. more...
  • The Five Venoms (R)

    Hong Kong's Shaw Brothers studio produced this 1978 kung fu classic, which is distinguished by its labyrinthine plot. more...