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  • 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...
  • The Alamo (PG-13)

    Americans so love to fantasize about being underdogs that the fall of the Alamo has been filmed more than a dozen times, though John Wayne's legendary 1960 fiasco and a more enlightened political climate have made it a dicier prospect in recent years. more...
  • Alexander
  • Alexander (R)

    Oliver Stone realizes a decades-old dream with this epic biography of Alexander the Great, though all those who accused Stone of crimes against history with Nixon and JFK will be pleased to learn that history has struck back. 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 Sniper (R)

    Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography inspired this Clint Eastwood drama, was shot to death in February 2013—not in Iraq, where he earned the distinction of being the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, with 160 confirmed kills, but at a Texas shooting range more than three years after his honorable discharge. more...
  • American Sniper: The IMAX Experience (R)

    Chris Kyle, the U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography inspired this Clint Eastwood drama, was shot to death in February 2013—not in Iraq, where he earned the distinction of being the deadliest sniper in U.S. military history, with 160 confirmed kills, but at a Texas shooting range more than three years after his honorable discharge. more...
  • Amigo (R)

    An indie icon during the 1980s and 90s, writer-director-editor John Sayles has been sliding artistically for the past decade, with such unpersuasive efforts as Casa de los Babys (2003), Silver City (2004), and Honeydripper (2007). more...
  • Anthropoid
  • Anthropoid (R)

    This beautifully photographed but slow-moving thriller dramatizes the events of Operation Anthropoid, the British military mission in which members of the Czech resistance were recruited to assassinate high-ranking Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich during World War II. more...
  • Apocalypse Now (R)

    Francis Ford Coppola's films are always founded on gripping images (the eavesdropping of The Conversation, the baptism-assassination of The Godfather, the helicopter attack here), but he's rarely been able to integrate them into a coherent narrative. more...