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  • Waiting for Guffman (R)

    A bunch of city slickers (including cowriter-actor Eugene Levy, cowriter-director-actor Christopher Guest, and actors Fred Willard, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Matt Keeslar, and Lewis Arquette) have a good time ribbing middle-American yokels. more...
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  • Wakefield (R)

    Screenwriter Robin Swicord, best known for her adaptations of literary works (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Perez Family, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), wrote and directed this original story about a New York lawyer (Bryan Cranston) who loses it and barricades himself in the attic of his suburban home, to the consternation of his wife (Jennifer Garner) and daughters. more...
  • Waking Life (R)

    Richard Linklater's exciting and innovative feature (2001) was shot on digital video, then transformed into a new kind of animation that works wonders with the subtleties of body language and creates hallucinatory effects with palpitating backgrounds. more...
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (R)

    Since the commercial success of Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), producer Judd Apatow has operated on parallel tracks, alternating insightful romantic comedies (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, both self-directed) with increasingly strained knockoffs of his initial hit (Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and now Walk Hard). more...
  • A Walk in the Woods
  • A Walk in the Woods (R)

    Adapted from a travel memoir by Bill Bryson, this asinine comedy is for anyone who wants to see two of America's finest screen actors completely humiliate themselves. more...
  • The Wall (R)

    Alan Parker deserves some credit for trying to find a new form for the rock musical, but once the associational ground rules and paltry themes of this 1982 montage film have been laid out, they fail to add up to anything meaningful. more...
  • The Wall
  • The Wall (R)

    Amid the 2007 surge of U.S. forces in Iraq, two soldiers (John Cena, Aaron Taylor-Johnson) are ambushed by a sniper during a routine surveillance mission in the desert; over the next several hours they attempt to locate the attacker while tending to severe gunshot wounds. more...
  • The Wanderers (R)

    Philip Kaufman's street-gang drama (1979), set in the early 60s, suggests a Martin Scorsese movie gone soft and cute. more...
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  • Wanderlust (R)

    Wiped out financially by job loss and a bad real estate deal, a Manhattan couple (Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston) head south to lodge with relatives but en route stumble upon a rural commune where they get a chance to let it all hang out. more...
  • War Dogs
  • War Dogs (R)

    I would never have pegged party-boy director Todd Phillips (Old School, The Hangover) as someone to render a public service, but he's done so with this fact-based satire about war profiteering during the U.S. occupation of Iraq. more...
  • A War
  • A War (R)

    Tobias Lindholm—whose gripping thriller A Hijacking (2012) detailed tense negotiations between Somali pirates and Danish shipping executives over a stolen vessel—brings his exacting, clinical approach to this tale of Danish military forces in Afghanistan. more...
  • The Ward (R)

    A woman locked in an asylum is plagued by ghosts in this 2010 horror feature from John Carpenter (Halloween, Escape From New York). more...