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  • An Acceptable Loss
  • An Acceptable Loss (R)

    Shot in Chicago and on Northwestern University's Evanston campus, this speculative political thriller stumbles through most of its first hour, during which a disgraced former national security analyst (Tika Sumpter) comes out of retirement to accept a distinguished academic appointment, only to arouse protests and attract the sinister attention of a furtive graduate student (Ben Tavassoli). more...
  • The Accountant
  • The Accountant (R)

    Flashbacks scattered throughout this crime thriller show an autistic boy being harshly raised by a military father; years later the child, a mathematical savant, has grown up into a "black money" specialist for various underworld figures and also a trained killer (he compulsively finishes off every victim with a double head shot). more...
  • Acrimony
  • Acrimony (R)

    Taraji P. Henson, who could freeze water with her stare, plays a woman driven to violent extremes by the man in her life, a charming but no-account inventor played by Lyriq Bent. more...
  • After Image (R)

    A crime-scene photographer (rocker John Mellencamp) falls in love with a clairvoyant (Terrylene) in this 2001 thriller by writer-director Robert Manganelli. more...
  • After.Life (R)

    An unhappy young woman (Christina Ricci) blacks out in a car crash and wakes up on a gurney in the basement of the local undertaker (Liam Neeson); when she protests that she's not dead, he replies, "You all say the same thing." more...
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Alien: Covenant (R)

    After the baffling Prometheus (2012), director Ridley Scott goes back to basics for this second installment of his new Alien trilogy: despite a few remnants of the earlier film's obscure genesis story, most of the action in Covenant plays like an elaboration on the original Alien (1979). more...
  • All Good Things (R)

    "I've never been closer to anyone, and I don't know you at all," a young woman (Kirsten Dunst) tells her creepy, remote husband (Ryan Gosling) in this strange and purposely frustrating crime drama. more...
  • All the Money in the World
  • All the Money in the World (R)

    Ridley Scott's tony thriller about the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, grandson of the imperious oil billionaire, was already primed for release when sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey, who played the old man, forced Scott to reshoot all his scenes with another actor, Christopher Plummer. 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...
  • American Animals
  • American Animals (R)

    Bart Layton came to national attention with his eerie documentary The Imposter, whose talking-head interviews and staged re-creations tell the true story of a French-Algerian man who managed to enter the U.S. by posing as a missing teenager from San Antonio, Texas. more...
  • American Assassin
  • American Assassin (R)

    Somewhere along the way Michael Cuesta morphed from a creator of thoughtful indie dramas (L.I.E., from 2001) into an action director (Showtime's Homeland); if he ever wants to tackle a James Bond movie, this nonstop spy thriller should serve as his audition. more...