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  • Samson & Delilah (NR)

    Samson (Rowan McNamara) and Delilah (Marissa Gibson) are young aborigines stranded on a godforsaken reserve in the dusty Australian interior. more...
  • Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

    Adapted from a novel by Ukrainian writer M. Kotsyubinsky, Sergei Paradjanov's extraordinary merging of myth, history, poetry, ethnography, dance, and ritual (1964) remains one of the supreme works of the Soviet sound cinema, and even subsequent Paradjanov features have failed to dim its intoxicating splendors. more...
  • The Shop Around the Corner

    There are no art deco nightclubs, shimmering silk gowns, or slamming bedroom doors to be seen, but this 1940 film is one of Ernst Lubitsch's finest and most enduring works, a romantic comedy of dazzling range that takes place almost entirely within the four walls of a leather-goods store in prewar Budapest. more...
  • Sicilian Ghost Story
  • Sicilian Ghost Story

    This Italian drama is based on the harrowing true story of a 13-year-old boy kidnapped by Mafia figures in the 1990s and held captive for two years to prevent his father, another mafioso, from testifying against them in court. more...
  • Silver Linings Playbook (R)

    Following a detour into heavy drama with The Fighter, David O. Russell returns to his distinctive brand of neurotic screwball comedy, and like his early features Spanking the Monkey (1994) and Flirting With Disaster (1996), this one somersaults giddily from sanity to insanity to sanity again. more...
  • Sing Street
  • Sing Street (PG-13)

    John Carney's dramas of musical invention (Once, Begin Again) are delicate undertakings; the same gentleness and naivete that make them adorable can also make them twee. more...
  • Straight Up
  • Straight Up

    Dialogue driven and slightly stylized, Straight Up offers a thoughtful look at the contemporary complexities of love in a way many recent rom-coms have tried but failed to do. more...
  • Street Angel

    Frank Borzage's 1928 follow-up to his Oscar-winning Seventh Heaven features the same stars (Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell) and a similar broadly melodramatic plot. more...
  • Submergence
  • Submergence

    In a ship on the Greenland Sea, a young biomathematician (Alicia Vikander) prepares for a risky mission in which she and other researchers will descend to the ocean's floor in a submersible vessel; meanwhile her Scottish lover (James McAvoy)—unbeknownst to her, a British intelligence agent—is being held hostage by jihadists in Somalia. more...