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  • Madea's Big Happy Family (PG-13)

    Another bizarre outing for Tyler Perry's foul-mouthed, two-fisted, 70-something drag matriarch, who solves various family problems with homey advice, threats of violence, and motor-mouthed profanity. more...
  • Magic Mike (R)

    Steven Soderbergh seems to have modeled this crowd-pleasing tale about male strippers in Tampa on such gritty 1970s comedies as Bob Rafelson's Stay Hungry and Michael Ritchie's The Bad News Bears, whose broad comedy was undercut by an unsentimental view of economic recession. more...
  • Marjorie Prime
  • Marjorie Prime (NR)

    Adapted from a play by Jordan Harrison, this painful but acutely reflective chamber drama opens with a prolonged scene in which 86-year-old Marjorie (veteran actress Lois Smith, reprising her stage role) tries to develop a relationship with Walter Prime (Jon Hamm), a hologram of her late husband in his 40s that responds to her through advanced artificial intelligence. more...
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (PG-13)

    Jonathan Levine's 50/50 (2011) broke new ground by turning a preeminent source of movie drama—young people battling cancer—into the stuff of wiseacre comedy. more...
  • Men, Women & Children
  • Men, Women & Children (R)

    Jason Reitman's latest Oscar bait reaches for the zeitgeist like no Hollywood movie since American Beauty (1999), and you have to give him credit for thinking big even though he drives the theme into your skull with a ball-peen hammer. more...
  • Menashe
  • Menashe (PG)

    This muted drama about New York City's Hasidic Jewish community is the narrative-feature debut for documentary maker Joshua Z. Weinstein; consequently the film often feels like a direct-cinema documentary, immersing viewers in the environment through fly-on-the-wall camerawork and naturalistic performances. more...
  • Mia Madre
  • Mia Madre

    Writer-director Nanni Moretti (The Son's Room) drew on his own life experience for this study of an Italian filmmaker (Margherita Buy) trying to shoot a movie while, at home, her mother is slowly dying. more...
  • Mood Indigo
  • Mood Indigo

    French filmmaker Michel Gondry has demonstrated time and again that, despite his prodigious visual imagination, he can't tell a decent story, which might explain why his best features to date have been a fantasy scripted by Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) and an illustrated interview with Noam Chomsky (Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?). more...
  • Morris From America
  • Morris From America (R)

    Morris is a 13-year-old black kid transplanted from New York to Heidelberg, Germany, where he struggles to learn the language, endures the racist jokes of his ignorant classmates, and yearns hopelessly for the love of a pale, blond heartbreaker two years ahead of him. more...
  • My Old Lady (PG-13)

    Israel Horovitz directed this comedy-drama about a New Yorker (Kevin Kline) who travels to France to sell a house he inherited, only to find an old woman (Maggie Smith) and her daughter (Kristin Scott Thomas) living there. more...
  • My Piece of the Pie (NR)

    The once-promising director Cédric Klapisch follows up Russian Dolls (2005) and Paris (2008) with another glossy coffee-table book of a film, presenting familiar content through handsome, instantly forgettable images. more...