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  • Akira (R)

    An interminable Japanese SF animated feature (1988), based on the graphic novel by Katsuhiro Otomo, who scripted and directed this adaptation. more...
  • Coonskin (R)

    Ralph Bakshi directed this raucous 1975 part-animated, part-live action satire about an African-American rabbit from the country who takes over the organized crime syndicate in Harlem. more...
  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (R)

    I've never been a fan of Japanese anime—those saucer-eyed urchins give me the creeps—and this theatrical spin-off (2001) of a popular TV series didn't do much to convert me. But it certainly fulfills all the conventions of the genre: sci-fi premise, noir stylings, martial arts, snarky dialogue. more...
  • Sausage Party
  • Sausage Party (R)

    In this quasi-spoof of Toy Story, items in a big-box supermarket believe that being purchased by one of "the gods" will lead them to "the great beyond" outside the store; then a sausage (given voice by Seth Rogen) and his hot-dog-bun sweetheart (Kristen Wiig) are told by a jar of honey-mustard sauce (Danny McBride) that they're worshiping false idols, and they set out to discover the truth. more...
  • Waking Life (R)

    Richard Linklater's exciting and innovative feature (2001) was shot on digital video, then transformed into a new kind of animation that works wonders with the subtleties of body language and creates hallucinatory effects with palpitating backgrounds. more...