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  • About Last Night . . . (R)

    Adapting David Mamet's play Sexual Perversity in Chicago, screenwriters Tim Kazurinsky and Denise DeClue have done an admirable job of turning an unfilmable piece into a polished commercial product (1986), yet so much of the flavor of the original has been lost that you wonder why they bothered with the Mamet in the first place. more...
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  • About Time (R)

    Upon reaching adulthood, a milquetoast daydreamer (Domhnall Gleeson) learns that he can travel through his own past and uses this power to seduce the perfect woman (Rachel McAdams), perform secret favors for his friends, and spend more time with his dear old dad (Bill Nighy, suggesting Jack Lemmon at his most cloying). more...
  • 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...
  • A.C.O.D. (R)

    TV veteran Stu Zicherman directed this middling comedy about a restaurateur (Adam Scott) whose parents divorced when he was nine years old, leaving him with abandonment issues and a fear of commitment. 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...
  • Action Point
  • Action Point (R)

    Johnny Knoxville stars as the owner of a theme park designed to maximize fun, not safety. more...
  • Adaptation (R)

    Charlie Kaufman and Spike Jonze, the writer and director of Being John Malkovich, have teamed up on another zany comedy, approximately two-thirds as good (2002). more...