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  • Tales of Hoffmann, The

    Hard to take, despite the clear personal commitment of director Michael Powell and the enormous amount of talent on display in the photography, set design, and choreography (1951). more...
  • Tamara Drewe (R)

    Funny and emotionally perceptive, the cartoon strip Tamara Drewe captivated British readers with its serialized update of Thomas Hardy's Far From the Madding Crowd, and this screen adaptation by director Stephen Frears (The Queen, High Fidelity) successfully re-creates the strip’s pastoral tone and cheeky humor. more...
  • Tel Aviv on Fire
  • Tel Aviv on Fire

    Jerusalem-based Palestinian Salam (Kais Nashif) passes through the Israeli checkpoint during his daily commute to Ramallah, where he’s a lowly PA on his uncle’s soap opera, Tel Aviv on Fire, a universal hit despite its anti-Zionist premise. more...
  • 10 Things I Hate About You (PG-13)

    Larisa Oleynik plays a popular teenage girl forbidden to date until her shrewish older sister (Julia Stiles) finds a boyfriend; so she and her potential beau (Andrew Keegan) set about finding sis a match. more...
  • The Theory of Everything (PG-13)

    A largely emotional portrait of a formidably cerebral figure, this biopic of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking focuses on his 30-year marriage to Jane Wilde and his struggle to live life to the fullest despite the relentless wasting effects of motor neuron disease. more...
  • Things Never Said

    An unhappily married Los Angeles waitress (Shanola Hampton of TV's Shameless) finds her voice at local poetry slams in this deliberately paced drama. more...
  • Third Person
  • Third Person (R)

    Trust is essential to any love relationship, writer-director Paul Haggis wants us to know, though he trusts us so little to grasp this theme ourselves that he makes his alter ego here, a world-weary novelist played by Liam Neeson, spell it out on his laptop. more...
  • The Time Traveler's Wife (PG-13)

    Fans of Audrey Niffenegger's best-selling romantic fantasy have been waiting six years for this screen adaptation to get made, which proves that time is pretty stubborn after all. more...