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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 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...
  • The Flying Ace

    Made in Florida in 1926, this low-key comic mystery is interesting today mainly as an example of the "race films" made with all-black casts for segregated theaters. 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...
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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...
  • 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 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...