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  • Panique

    The postwar cinema was perhaps even more noir in France than it was in the U.S., and this 1946 film by Julien Duvivier is unremittingly grim and guilt ridden. more...
  • Paper Towns (PG-13)

    This ambitious teenpic begins in the vein of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, as a rebellious high school senior (Cara Delevingne) recruits the shy boy next door (Nat Wolff) to join her in a night of mischief around suburban Orlando. more...
  • Perfect Blue (R)

    Mima, a Tokyo pop star who believes she's being stalked, is easier to identify with than many cartoon characters, perhaps because her experiences are often depicted with detailed point-of-view shots. more...
  • Personal Shopper
  • Personal Shopper (R)

    Thematically this is Olivier Assayas's darkest feature since Boarding Gate (2007), though it's much better, owing largely to Kristen Stewart's mesmeric performance as a young Parisian who works as personal shopper to a jet-set model and, in her spare time, communicates with the dead. more...
  • Picnic at Hanging Rock

    Spottily effective mood piece from Australia (1975), based on an actual incident in which several schoolgirls disappeared during a day trip to a backcountry mountain. more...
  • Playing Dead
  • Playing Dead

    A vain, washed-up actor (François Damiens) finds his second calling as a detective when he agrees to pose as a murder victim for a crime scene reenactment. more...
  • Pursued

    Screenwriter Niven Busch (The Postman Always Rings Twice) designed this 1947 film as the first Freudian western, and it does handle Freud's “family romance” with an unusual degree of sophistication. more...