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  • Wallander: The Revenge

    Henning Mankell's fictional cop Kurt Wallander has appeared in dozens of novels, theatrical features, and TV movies in Sweden; this 2009 police procedural, made for television but also released to theaters, introduced Krister Henriksson as the surly, aging police captain. more...
  • Wasteland

    This British heist picture is familiar but energetic genre filmmaking, more interesting in its particulars than in its overall conception. more...
  • Whirlpool (NR)

    This peculiar 1949 thriller by Otto Preminger about a kleptomaniac (Gene Tierney) under the control of a Mabuse-like hypnotist (Jose Ferrer) hasn't much of a reputation in America, and the acting (which includes Richard Conte as Tierney's psychoanalyst husband) and cornball script (by Andrew Solt and Ben Hecht hiding under a pseudonym) help explain why. more...
  • White Cop
  • White Cop (NR)

    In this low-budget action spoof, shot on the streets of Bucktown and the Near West Side, an inept police detective (Ben Kobold) vows revenge against the drug cartel that killed his best friend. more...
  • Witness to Murder

    The witness is Barbara Stanwyck, who peers out her window one night and sees a woman being strangled in the apartment across the street; the murderer is oily George Sanders, who persuades the police that Stanwyck is delusional, then begins stalking her. more...
  • The Wrong Man (NR)

    Even though Henry Fonda and Vera Miles are the stars, this somber 1957 black-and-white drama, shot in and around New York City, is the closest Alfred Hitchcock ever came to making an art film. more...