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  • Labyrinth of Lies
  • Labyrinth of Lies (R)

    This German docudrama recounts the events leading up to the Nuremberg trials of 1963, in which former Nazis were tried by the national government for crimes against humanity committed during World War II. more...
  • Lacombe, Lucien (R)

    Louis Malle's troubling and finely perceived (if sluggishly paced) 1974 study of a bumbling French peasant boy's drift into fascism. more...
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  • Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (R)

    Directed by record producer Lou Adler, this 1981 feature has vague satiric intentions: a no-talent Pennsylvania teenager becomes a rock star on the basis of a two-tone hairdo, a surly attitude, and a slogan—“I don't put out”—that is often quoted but never explained. more...
  • Lady Macbeth
  • Lady Macbeth (R)

    This shocking period drama, the feature-filmmaking debut of British theater director William Oldroyd, reminded me of Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave in the way it lays bare the repressive attitudes of the 19th century (and, by extension, their vestiges today). more...
  • Lady Terminator (R)

    The villain of this 1988 Indonesian shocker is a slutty goddess called the Queen of the South Sea who harbors a gonad-munching eel up her lady parts. more...
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    The Lady (R)

    This biopic tells the story of Aung San Suu Kyi, a tireless advocate of democracy in Burma who was recently elected to political office there after spending nearly two decades under house arrest. more...
  • Laggies
  • Laggies (R)

    A stalled twentysomething (Keira Knightley), smothered by her old clique from high school and sucked into a wedding engagement with her feet-of-clay boyfriend (Mark Webber), befriends an offbeat high schooler (Chloë Grace Moretz) and moves in temporarily with her and her perplexed but accommodating father (Sam Rockwell). more...
  • Lambert & Stamp
  • Lambert & Stamp (R)

    First-time documentary maker James D. Cooper looks at Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp, the aspiring British filmmakers who, in 1964, adopted a fiery but directionless R&B band in North London and molded it into the guitar-smashing pop-art sensation we know as the Who. more...
  • Land Ho!
  • Land Ho! (R)

    In this engaging, low-key character study, two lonely old guys from Kentucky pair up for a tour of Iceland, where their friendship deepens even as their prospects for romantic adventure diminish. more...
  • Land of Mine
  • Land of Mine (R)

    Denmark coughs up an unpleasant episode from its past with this World War II drama (2015) about the German POWs, many of them teenagers, who were forced to remove the 2.2 million land mines their invading army had buried along Denmark's western seacoast. more...
  • The Last Circus (R)

    Spanish cult director Alex de la Iglesia (The Day of the Beast, El Crimen Perfecto) delivers his darkest work to date, an ultraviolent saga set during the last days of the Franco regime. more...
  • The Last House on the Left (R)

    Wes Craven's low-budget shocker The Last House on the Left (1972) was notorious for its physical and psychological brutality, though its apologists have praised its sharp-edged story, in which victims of a horrible crime take horrible revenge on the perpetrators. more...
  • The Last Movie (R)

    The least that can be said for Dennis Hopper's 1971 drama is that no other studio-released film of the period is quite so formally audacious. more...
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  • The Last of Robin Hood
  • The Last of Robin Hood (R)

    I always wondered where the expression "in like Flynn" came from; according to our own Cecil Adams, it was popularized by the statutory rape charges brought in 1942 against Hollywood legend Errol Flynn (Captain Blood, The Adventures of Robin Hood). more...