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  • Race
  • Race (PG-13)

    Closely patterned on Brian Helgeland’s 42 (2013), which told the story of baseball great and racial pioneer Jackie Robinson, this biopic of Olympic legend Jesse Owens recounts his triumphs at the 1936 Berlin games, held with Hitler in the stands. more...
  • Raging Bull (R)

    I can't pan it, but this 1980 fantasy biography of fighter Jake LaMotta seems unquestionably Martin Scorsese's weakest work, at least to that point in his career. more...
  • The Railway Man (R)

    Captured by the Japanese in the 1942 invasion of Singapore, British officer Eric Lomax labored over the Thailand-Burma Railway, just like the soldiers in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), but given the torture and deprivation he endured, this adaptation of his 1995 memoir is unlikely to send you out of the theater whistling. more...
  • Rebel in the Rye
  • Rebel in the Rye (PG-13)

    Danny Strong, who scripted Lee Daniels's marvelous The Butler, makes his directing debut with this formulaic biopic of J.D. Salinger, covering the author's life in the 1940s and early '50s and focusing on his creation of The Catcher in the Rye. more...
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    Rembrandt's J'Accuse

    In much of this 2008 video, director Peter Greenaway appears in a little box near the center of the image to lecture viewers (perhaps hector would be a better word) on his theory that The Night Watch, Rembrandt’s most celebrated painting, is actually an indictment of a murder. more...
  • Renoir (R)

    If you love the paintings of Auguste Renoir or the films of his son Jean, there's a good chance you'll sit through this slow-moving prestige item about their common infatuation with Catherine Hessling, who began as Auguste's nude model and wound up as Jean's wife and lead actress. more...
  • The Robber (NR)

    The lone-wolf protagonists of Michael Mann's films look like glad-handing Rotarians compared to the stone-faced bank robber and champion marathoner at the center of this Austrian drama. more...
  • Rocks in My Pockets
  • Rocks in My Pockets

    Signe Baumane, a Latvian artist now based in New York, wrote and directed this feature-length animation about her family history of bipolar disorder, and despite its thorough treatment of the subject, it's surprisingly lighthearted and free of self-regard. more...
  • The Runaways (R)

    Directed by Floria Sigismondi, this biopic about the pioneering girl-rock band is loaded with cliches—the raw beginnings, the rise to fame, the flameout as the members fall prey to drugs, celebrity, and egomania. more...