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  • Fargo (R)

    Set mainly in the Coen brothers' native Minnesota and harking back to the sordid themes of their first feature (Blood Simple), this 1996 crime story may be their best picture to date, but if you have the same problems with their movies as I do Fargo won't brush them all away. more...
  • Fatal Attraction (R)

    A profoundly uninteresting married yuppie lawyer (Michael Douglas) has a weekend affair with a profoundly uninteresting unmarried yuppie book editor (Glenn Close), who proves to be insane and makes his life a living hell. more...
  • Female Perversions (R)

    An adventurous and sometimes sexy (if only fitfully successful) 1996 adaptation of Louise Kaplan's celebrated nonfiction book, directed by Susan Streitfeld from a script she wrote with Julie Hebert. more...
  • Femme Fatale (R)

    Try to imagine a synthesis of every previous Brian De Palma film; you'll come up with something not very different from his first made-in-France movie (2002), a personal project for which he takes sole script credit. more...
  • The Fifth Estate (R)

    The rise of WikiLeaks, including its controversial publication of more than a quarter million U.S. diplomatic cables in 2010, makes for a polished and engrossing Hollywood thriller, smartly scripted by West Wing veteran Josh Singer. more...
  • Fifty Shades Darker
  • Fifty Shades Darker (R)

    The title suggests a more extreme follow-up to the soft-core Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), but if anything, this ersatz-noir sequel from James Foley is more laughable than Sam Taylor-Johnson's gauzy original. more...
  • The First Purge
  • The First Purge (R)

    Horror outfit Blumhouse Productions enjoyed a surprise hit with The Purge (2013), set in a dystopian near future in which the U.S. government thins the herd each year by suspending all laws against violent crime for a 12-hour period. more...
  • First Reformed
  • First Reformed (R)

    In Paul Schrader's spiritual drama, the middle-aged pastor of a historic Reformed Protestant church in upstate New York is called upon by a young parishioner to counsel her husband, a radical environmentalist so distraught over the planet's future that he wants to kill himself. more...
  • The Foreigner
  • The Foreigner (R)

    A London restaurateur (Jackie Chan) loses his daughter to a terror attack staged by a group called the "authentic IRA," then taps his long dormant skills as a special operations soldier to face off against a cagey former Sinn Fein leader (Pierce Brosnan) with a lot at stake in his current government post. more...
  • The Forgiven
  • The Forgiven (R)

    Set in South Africa in the mid-1990s, this docudrama centers on Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Forest Whitaker) as he leads the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in documenting racially motivated crimes under apartheid. more...
  • Four Boxes (R)

    Two liquidators (Justin Kirk and Sam Rosen) who auction off the effects of people who've died intestate take charge of an under-furnished McMansion, and as they're cleaning the place they discover a creepy webcam site that seems to be surveiling an oblivious Islamic terrorist as he builds a bomb. more...
  • Free Fire
  • Free Fire (R)

    In search of gunplay nirvana, writer-director Ben Wheatley takes the most generic scene in all of post-Tarantino cinema—the criminal transaction erupting into a bloody shoot-out—and expands it into an entire movie. more...
  • Frenzy (R)

    This turned out to be Alfred Hitchcock's penultimate film (1972), though there's no sign of the serenity and settledness that generally mark the end of a career. more...