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  • The Big Short
  • The Big Short (R)

    In the mid-2000s, the banks that serve as the pillars of the U.S. financial system defrauded the American people, caused the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression, and essentially got away with it. more...
  • Biloxi Blues (PG-13)

    Based on a play that constitutes part two of Neil Simon's autobiographical trilogy, concerned with the experiences of the hero (Matthew Broderick) at boot camp in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 1943, this is an engaging, well-crafted comedy that receives very able direction from Mike Nichols. more...
  • Blue Jasmine (PG-13)

    Woody Allen recycles some elements from one of his worst movies, Melinda and Melinda (2004), improving upon them considerably. more...
  • Bo Ba Bu (NR)

    After turning up mysteriously in the desert, a beautiful blond woman is enslaved by two shepherds. more...
  • Bomber (NR)

    Comparisons to Little Miss Sunshine are all but inevitable, but this trenchant and truthful indie comedy masterpiece about a dysfunctional family on a road trip blows that funny little picture out of the water. more...
  • The Bottle (NR)

    Alberto Lecchi directed this 2008 comedy about an Argentinian woman who asks a bus driver to transport her urine to Buenos Aires for analysis. more...
  • Boy

    Eagle Vs Shark (2007), the first feature by New Zealand comedian Taika Waititi, struck me as a fairly obvious knockoff of Napoleon Dynamite, the reigning cult comedy of the day. more...
  • Brad's Status
  • Brad's Status (R)

    Poor Brad: all his college pals are wealthy now, and he's a good-hearted nobody running an altruistic nonprofit and trying to get his 17-year-old son into college. more...
  • The Breakfast Club (R)

    John Hughes's 1985 film seems meant to explain 80s youngsters to yesterday's youth, and comes to the comforting conclusion that they're just as alienated, idealistic, and vulnerable as the baby boomers of the 1960s. more...
  • Breaking Away (PG)

    A modest 1979 film about four teenagers (Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, and Jackie Earle Hailey) whose transition to responsible adulthood is impaired by the peculiar circumstances of their adolescence—they've grown up as downtrodden townies in the university community of Bloomington, Indiana (here given Ivy League status). more...
  • A Brilliant Young Mind
  • A Brilliant Young Mind (NR)

    A strong cast (Sally Hawkins, Eddie Marsan, Rafe Spall) elevates this sweet British drama about a meek, autistic boy (Asa Butterfield of Hugo) who discovers an extraordinary talent for math. more...
  • Brother & Sister (NR)

    This droll Argentinean comedy by Daniel Burman (Family Law) examines the love-hate relationship between two elderly siblings, the abrasive Susana (Graciela Borges) and the lumpish Marcos (Antonio Gasalla). more...
  • Burnt
  • Burnt (R)

    A rock-star chef (Bradley Cooper), trying for a professional comeback after bottoming out as an addict, hires on at a London restaurant, where he bickers with the haughty owner (Daniel Brühl) and jousts romantically with a talented sous chef (Sienna Miller). more...