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  • Gold
  • Gold (R)

    No one can accuse Stephen Gaghan of blowing off his homework: as a screenwriter (Traffic) and writer-director (Syriana), he's shown an eagerness to explore complex social or political situations even as he lays out a weave of individual stories. more...
  • The Good Guy (R)

    Any movie that name-checks Ford Maddox Ford's novel The Good Soldier is OK by me, and clearly writer-director Julio DePietro has made a careful study of Ford's crafty, illusory narrative. more...
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (R)

    Even if you've never seen a Wes Anderson movie, you've probably seen the American Express commercial he made in 2004, which was ubiquitous on American TV: between takes on a movie set the hip young director marches around giving instructions to his actors, noting the makeup job on a geisha character, conferring with his prop man on a suitable weapon for a scene ("Can you do a .357 with a bayonet?"), and putting a $15,000 helicopter rental on his AmEx before he seats himself on a camera crane and floats heavenward. more...
  • Grandma
  • Grandma (R)

    The pistol-packin' granny has been a comedy archetype for years, but it turns out to be the role of a lifetime for Lily Tomlin, whose tour de force performance lights up this well-written escapade by Paul Weitz (About a Boy). more...
  • Greenberg (R)

    A young personal assistant (Greta Gerwig of Hannah Takes the Stairs) house-sitting for her vacationing boss finds herself sharing the place with his neurotic brother (Ben Stiller), who's on the mend—or not—from a nervous breakdown. more...
  • HappyThankYouMorePlease (R)

    A self-help book disguised as a movie, this romantic comedy combines stories of angst-ridden New York singles with the kind of uplifting homilies found in bestsellers like The Happiness Project and Simple Abundance. more...
  • Hello I Must Be Going (R)

    Distraught over her recent divorce, a layabout in her mid-30s (Melanie Lynskey) seeks refuge in the suburban Connecticut home of her wealthy parents (Blythe Danner and John Rubinstein), only to find that no one is interested in her problems. more...
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris
  • Hello, My Name Is Doris (R)

    After more than a decade doing TV, writer-director Michael Showalter (The Baxter, Wet Hot American Summer) returns with another of his wacky but endearingly sweet rom-coms, this one about a May-December office crush. more...
  • Her
  • Her (R)

    As a grammarian, I commend Spike Jonze for using the objective case to name his comedy Her, because this futuristic tale, about a man who falls in love with his computer's artificially intelligent operating system, is preoccupied with the old subject-object relationship. more...
  • A Hologram for the King
  • A Hologram for the King (R)

    Tom Hanks stars as a washed-up salesman (his dwindling fortunes in the U.S. are dramatized in an awkward parody of the Talking Heads' "Once in a Lifetime") who journeys to Saudi Arabia and takes up residence in the King Abdullah Economic City, an unfinished commercial and residential development near Jeddah, to sell a new teleconference system to the king. more...
  • Igby Goes Down (R)

    The title character (Kieran Culkin), a hapless 17-year-old named after a toy animal he loved as a boy, nurtures a Salinger-esque hatred of adult hypocrisy and struggles to find himself while "drowning in assholes." more...
  • Infinitely Polar Bear
  • Infinitely Polar Bear (R)

    This indie drama, about an unemployed bipolar man (Mark Ruffalo at his best) raising two young girls on his own, delivers an effectively heart-tugging family story without sentimentalizing mental illness. more...
  • The Intouchables (R)

    A box office phenomenon in France, this crowd-pleasing drama is based on a true story but sticks closely to the template for a Hollywood buddy movie. more...