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  • Begin Again
  • Begin Again (R)

    John Carney's cult favorite Once (2006) took a thin love story and filled it out with magical scenes of musical improvisation and discovery; this follow-up works the same way, its soft-rock bonhomie prevailing over a story that often registers as trite or naive. more...
  • Gimme Danger
  • Gimme Danger (R)

    Indie veteran Jim Jarmusch documents the rise and fall of the Stooges, the Detroit rock band of the late 60s and early 70s whose Motor City mayhem helped inspire the rise of punk a few years later. more...
  • The Harder They Come (R)

    With this 1972 cult hit, Jamaican filmmaker Perry Henzell produced a proud, forthright indictment of national and personal corruption, as evoked through a young reggae singer's odyssey from country to city, from innocent to outlaw. more...
  • Miles Ahead
  • Miles Ahead (R)

    Don Cheadle wrote, directed, and stars in this Miles Davis biopic, focusing on a two-day period in 1980 just before the protean jazz trumpeter began to emerge from a self-imposed retirement of five years; Ewan McGregor is a Rolling Stone reporter dispatched to find out what, if anything, the reclusive genius has been recording. more...
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (R)

    This cameo-stuffed mockumentary tries to be the next Zoolander, but it's more of a vanity project for Andy Samberg and his cohorts in the comedy trio the Lonely Island (aka Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone, who codirect; all three wrote the script and act in the film). more...
  • The Wall (R)

    Alan Parker deserves some credit for trying to find a new form for the rock musical, but once the associational ground rules and paltry themes of this 1982 montage film have been laid out, they fail to add up to anything meaningful. more...