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    And While We Were Here (R)

    Set on the stunning Italian island of Ischia, this indie drama tells the story of an American woman (Kate Bosworth) who befriends a 19-year-old heartthrob (Jamie Blackley) while on a work-related vacation with her detached husband (Iddo Goldberg). more...
  • City of Ghosts (R)

    Amid the carnage of the Syrian civil war, the citizen journalist group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently provides the outside world with valuable information about the barbarity of Assad and ISIS alike. more...
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    Death Rides a Horse (R)

    John Philip Law plays a farmer hunting down the bandits who killed his family when he was a boy; Lee Van Cleef is the mysterious gunman who offers his help. more...
  • Digging For Fire
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    Digging For Fire (R)

    Much as I admire Chicago-based filmmaker Joe Swanberg (Hannah Takes the Stairs, Drinking Buddies) for his dedicated work ethic (he's directed 16 features and acted in dozens of others over the past decade), his movies drive me up the wall. more...
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    Fat Kid Rules the World (R)

    Based on K.L. Going's young adult novel, this Seattle-set feature charts the friendship between a sullen high school outcast (Jacob Wysocki, playing a variation on his character in Azazel Jacobs's Terri) and the punk rocker who recruits him, as a gag, to play drums in a band. more...
  • Girls Trip (R)

    Bridesmaids proved that women could be just as smutty onscreen as men, but this fast-paced comedy is ruder, cruder, funnier, and more explicit. more...
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    High School (R)

    When a crap comedy opens in Chicago, the publicist will corral critics into a public screening where gales of laughter from "real people" are supposed to cow us into writing a favorable review. more...
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    The Hunter (R)

    Rafi Pitts (It's Winter) wrote, directed, and stars in this stark Iranian drama, which takes place amid the 2009 election protests and government crackdown. 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...
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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...
  • The Little Hours
  • The Little Hours (R)

    At this point, satirizing the sexual hypocrisy of the Catholic church is like shooting fish in a barrel, but at least Jeff Baena, writer and director of The Little Hours, does it with an antique firearm. more...
  • Lola Versus (R)

    Greta Gerwig plays a well-to-do Manhattanite whose fiance (Joel Kinnaman) dumps her unexpectedly, driving her to the arms (and beds) of a longtime platonic friend (Hamish Linklater) and a smarmy architect (Ebon Moss-Bachrach). more...
  • Newlyweeds
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    Newlyweeds (R)

    Like Keith Miller's Welcome to Pine Hill and Adam Leon's Gimme the Loot (both 2012), Shaka King's low-budget debut feature is slim on plot but rich in attitude and on-the-ground detail of New York neighborhood life. more...