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  • Afterglow (R)

    Writer-director Alan Rudolph has been remaking his own romantic comedy-dramas for so long now that even when he gives us two couples instead of one or substitutes Montreal for Seattle—both of which he does here—the film still comes out feeling the same. more...
  • The Aftermath
  • The Aftermath (R)

    The value of Rhidian Brook's novel, from which this film is adapted, is the ground-zero view of firebombed post-World War II Hamburg by its surviving Germans—from starving street urchins, to middle-class adults who were not Nazi party members but who suffer all the burdens and humiliations of defeat nonetheless, to hostile teenagers who still revere Hitler and plot terrorist attacks against the Allied occupying forces. more...
  • Allied
  • Allied (R)

    Robert Zemeckis's World War II spy thriller opens in Casablanca, but really the whole thing takes place in Casablanca, with Brad Pitt as a dashing Canadian intelligence officer and Marion Cotillard as an alluring French Resistance fighter. more...
  • And While We Were Here (R)

    Set on the stunning Italian island of Ischia, this indie drama tells the story of an American woman (Kate Bosworth) who befriends a 19-year-old heartthrob (Jamie Blackley) while on a work-related vacation with her detached husband (Iddo Goldberg). more...
  • Anna Karenina (R)

    Without Tolsoy's profound interior narration, Anna Karenina is just a soap opera, and for some reason director Joe Wright (Pride & Prejudice, Atonement) has decided to compound this problem with deliberate, showy artifice. more...
  • Arthur Newman (R)

    Deeply dissatisfied with his life, a white-collar nobody (Colin Firth) fakes his death, abandons his girlfriend and estranged young son, and embarks on a road trip to Indiana, where a dream job as a pro trainer on a golf course awaits him. more...
  • At Middleton
  • At Middleton (R)

    Vera Farmiga provides all the wattage in this debut feature by writer-director Adam Rodgers, whose affable screwball comedy in the first half gives way to limp drama in the second. more...
  • Beast
  • Beast (R)

    In this British character study, a lonely 27-year-old woman (Jessie Buckley) still living with her parents falls in love with a mysterious young man (Johnny Flynn) who's suspected of having murdered several children on the small island where they live. more...
  • Before Midnight (R)

    The young lovers of Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Sunset (2004) return, but now they're middle-aged parents; in fact, this third installment in the beloved indie series opens with a near parody of its endless walk-and-talks in which the characters (Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke) drive through the Greek countryside hoping their two little girls in the backseat won't wake up. more...
  • Before Sunrise (R)

    Richard Linklater goes Hollywood (1995)—triumphantly and with an overall intelligence, sweetness, and romantic simplicity that reminds me of wartime weepies like The Clock. more...
  • Before Sunset (R)

    Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy), the young American and the Frenchwoman who met on a train and spent the day together in Vienna in Richard Linklater's Before Sunrise (1995), run into each other again nine years later, this time in Paris. more...
  • 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...
  • Bellflower (R)

    Pyromania, muscle cars, pithy punch-out scenes, frantically writhing sex, and profligate use of the direct address "Dude!" are all key ingredients in this white-boy attitude piece, the debut film of writer-director-star Evan Glodell. more...
  • Big Night (R)

    A movie about two Italian immigrant brothers (Tony Shalhoub and Stanley Tucci, both in fine form) who open a New Jersey restaurant called the Paradise; Shalhoub plays the artistic and temperamental chef, Tucci the more practical-minded manager (1996). more...