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  • Walesa, Man of Hope

    Directed by Andrzej Wajda (Katyn), this watchable biopic recounts approximately a decade in the life of Lech Walesa, the Gdansk shipyard worker who led the Solidarity movement against the Communist government and eventually became the first president of a democratic Poland. more...
  • The Walk 3D
  • The Walk 3D (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • The Walk: An IMAX 3D Experience
  • The Walk: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • The Walk
  • The Walk (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • Waltzes From Vienna
  • Waltzes From Vienna

    Legend has it that, before shooting the climactic ball sequence of this comic, fictionalized 1935 biopic of Johann Strauss II, Alfred Hitchcock assembled the entire cast and crew and said, "I hate this film, I hate this kind of film, and I have no feeling for it. more...
  • Who Do You Love

    This low-budget biopic of Chicago record men Phil and Leonard Chess—whose legendary label broke such artists as Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Willie Dixon, Muddy Waters, and Howlin' Wolf—has been sitting on the shelf since 2008, when it was muscled out of the marketplace by Cadillac Records, Sony's glossy, star-studded movie about Leonard. more...
  • Wild
  • Wild (R)

    This contemplative adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir—about her grueling, three-month hike along the Pacific Crest Trail, following a bitter divorce and her mother's untimely death—is the most serious work to date from director Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), a feel-good story that avoids sentimentality. more...
  • Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny (NR)

    Produced by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, in cooperation with the U.S. State Department's Office of Holocaust Issues, this solemn historical documentary by Richard Trank names British prime minister Winston Churchill "the greatest figure of the 20th century" for his role in defeating Hitler. more...
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • The Wolf of Wall Street (R)

    If you're one of those Martin Scorsese fans who have been waiting 20 years for another Goodfellas, your ship has come in: from the incessant, conspiratorial voice-over narration to the grotesque freeze frames to the balls-out celebration of money and power, this giddy biopic of stock-market hustler Jordan Belfort is almost a carbon copy of the director's gangland classic. more...
  • The Woodmans (NR)

    Francesca Woodman, who committed suicide in 1981 at age 22, was a brilliant photographer specializing in enigmatic, black-and-white, nude self-portraits, and this superb 2010 documentary by C. Scott Willis explores the complexities of her life and work with insight and detached clarity. more...