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  • The Accountant
  • The Accountant (R)

    Flashbacks scattered throughout this crime thriller show an autistic boy being harshly raised by a military father; years later the child, a mathematical savant, has grown up into a "black money" specialist for various underworld figures and also a trained killer (he compulsively finishes off every victim with a double head shot). more...
  • The Assassin
  • The Assassin (NR)

    In the ninth century, near the end of the Tang Dynasty, the governor of a state pulling away from the empire (Chang Chen) is stalked by a beautiful assassin (Shu Qi) who's been trained since childhood by the cunning princess of a rival family (Sheu Fang-yi). more...
  • Atomic Blonde (R)

    In this rapid-fire spy story, a couture-clad MI6 operative (Charlize Theron) is sent to East Germany to retrieve stolen intelligence just before the fall of the Berlin Wall; she's both helped and hindered by an alpha-male fellow agent (James McAvoy) and targeted by an array of shadowy characters, including members of the KGB and a libidinous femme fatale (Sofia Boutella). more...
  • Avatar (PG-13)

    More than a decade in the making, James Cameron's 3-D fantasy about a colony of human astronauts hoping to plunder an alien rain forest represents a quantum leap in movie magic; watching it, I began to understand how people in 1933 must have felt when they saw King Kong. more...
  • Avatar 3D (PG-13)

    More than a decade in the making, James Cameron's 3-D fantasy about a colony of human astronauts hoping to plunder an alien rain forest represents a quantum leap in movie magic; watching it, I began to understand how people in 1933 must have felt when they saw King Kong. more...
  • Baby Driver
  • Baby Driver (R)

    Writer-director Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead) has been mashing up genres since he was an amateur filmmaker in his teens; here he tweaks the caper film by replacing the familiar figure of the aging protagonist who's in for one last score with a fresh-faced kid (Ansel Elgort) who's in debt to a criminal mastermind (Kevin Spacey). more...
  • Breaking News

    The crime thrillers of Hong Kong director Johnny To are not only action packed but smart, and this 2004 feature about a botched heist is full of vibrant and intriguing characters. more...
  • Collateral (R)

    Transpiring over a ten-hour nocturnal stretch in diverse Los Angeles locations, this engaging crime thriller by Michael Mann (2004) often suggests a low-budget 40s noir blown up to blockbuster proportions, an enlargement carried out with relative ease. more...