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  • Before I Fall
  • Before I Fall (PG-13)

    A popular 17-year-old (Zooey Deutch) keeps waking up on the same day, which ends with her death in a car crash, in this artful adaptation of the 2010 young-adult novel by Lauren Oliver. more...
  • The Big Lebowski (R)

    Probably the Coen brothers' most enjoyable movie—glittering with imagination, cleverness, and filmmaking skill—though, as in their other films, the warm feelings they generate around a couple of salt-of-the-earth types don't apply to anyone else in the cast: you might as well be scraping them off your shoe. more...
  • The Blue Room
  • The Blue Room (R)

    The pleasure of a whodunit generally derives from trying to figure out who done it, but in the case of this arty, terminally obscure French mystery, most of the story has already transpired before one can even piece together what was done. more...
  • Brick

    For his debut feature Rian Johnson meticulously re-creates Dashiell Hammett's brand of gumshoe noir but transplants the blind-alley mystery and rat-a-tat dialogue to a modern SoCal suburban high school. more...
  • Clue (PG)

    The murder-mystery board game becomes a frantic, unfunny spoof (1985) under the direction of British TV writer Jonathan Lynn. more...
  • Cold Weather (NR)

    With this third feature, Aaron Katz (Dance Party USA, Quiet City) tries to extend the much-hyped "mumblecore" indie past its usual postcollegiate solipsism by marrying it to the detective thriller. more...
  • The Commuter
  • The Commuter (PG-13)

    Liam Neeson and director Jaume Collet-Serra, who collaborated on the action hit Non-Stop (2014), reunite for this misbegotten thriller about extortion and murder on a New York commuter train. more...
  • Complete Unknown
  • Complete Unknown (R)

    Happy Birthday Tony reads the botched cake served by Tom and Ramina to their dinner guests, and in a moment of frustration Tom (Michael Shannon) chops off the end of the cursive lettering to leave his own name. more...
  • Crimson Peak
  • Crimson Peak (R)

    After two fanboy feasts (Hellboy II and Pacific Rim), Guillermo del Toro returns to the arty, gothic vibe of his beloved Pan's Labyrinth (2006), and while this isn't as haunting, it's definitely more haunted. more...
  • Detective Chinatown (NR)

    This Chen Sicheng-directed comedy-mystery tells the story of a man who, after being rejected from the police academy, travels to Bangkok, where he and a distant relative must solve a murder. more...
  • Everybody Knows (R)

    Perhaps the most internationally recognized Iranian filmmaker presently working, Asghar Farhadi has now made two movies in countries other than Iran, The Past (2013) and Everybody Knows (2018). more...
  • Fascination (R)

    This leisure-class murder mystery reminded me of Claude Chabrol, but the tone of sinister elegance faded as the story holes began to accumulate. more...