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  • Woodshock
  • Woodshock (R)

    Fashion-designing sisters Kate and Laura Mulleavy break into moviemaking with this gauzy art film, described in press notes as "a hypnotic exploration of isolation, paranoia, and grief that exists in a dream-world all its own." 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...
  • Wilson
  • Wilson (R)

    Adapted from the graphic novel by noted misanthrope Daniel Clowes, this bummer comedy stars Woody Harrelson as the title character, a middle-aged layabout in Oakland who meets up again with his ex-wife, played by Laura Dern, and discovers that he has a teenage biological daughter being raised by adoptive parents out in the suburbs. 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 Wave
  • The Wave (R)

    Billed as the first Scandinavian disaster movie, this Norwegian drama takes place in the real-life tourist village of Geiranger, which offers spectacular scenery but also lives under the constant threat of obliteration should the overlooking Åkneset mountain crumble into the fjord and cause a tsunami. 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...
  • Wiener-Dog (R)

    Todd Solondz revives Dawn Wiener, the geeky child who won America's heart in his Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), for this nihilistic collection of stories linked by changing ownership of a dachshund. more...
  • Why Him?
  • Why Him? (R)

    For this puerile farce, director John Hamburg (I Love You, Man) recycles a tired premise—a straitlaced father disapproves of his daughter's freewheeling boyfriend—and then drowns it in moose urine (really). more...
  • Weiner
  • Weiner (R)

    As brutal and compelling as a car-crash video, this documentary by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg records the 2013 New York mayoral run of Anthony Weiner, a fire-breathing liberal Democrat who had been laughed out of Congress two years earlier for accidentally posting a photo of his penis on Twitter. more...
  • We Are Your Friends
  • We Are Your Friends (R)

    Like its protagonist—a 23-year-old DJ from the San Fernando Valley—the coming-of-age story We Are Your Friends is sentimental, eager to please, and full of energy. more...
  • While We're Young
  • While We're Young (R)

    For better and for worse, this light comedy finds Noah Baumbach at his most Woody Allen-esque; the storytelling is smooth and assured and the one-liners are generally enjoyable, but the worldview is so narrow as to suggest that the experience of upper-middle-class New Yorkers represents all humanity. more...