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  • Upgrade (R)

    Leigh Whannell's low-budget horror feature reminds me of the goofy genre mash-ups made by Brian De Palma in the 1960s and '70s (Hi, Mom!, Phantom of the Paradise) and Takashi Miike in the 1990s and the aughts (Fudoh: The New Generation, The Happiness of the Katakuris). more...
  • Unsane
  • Unsane (R)

    A young professional (Claire Foy), looking over her shoulder in a new town, tries to join a support group for stalking victims but finds that she's checked herself into a mental clinic and can't get out; soon she begins identifying one of the orderlies (Joshua Leonard) as the man who pursued her. more...
  • Una
  • Una (R)

    Guaranteed to raise hackles, this British indie drama concerns a broken young woman (Rooney Mara) confronting the family friend (Ben Mendelsohn) who deflowered her 15 years earlier, when she was all of 13. more...
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  • Unforgettable
  • Unforgettable (R)

    Katherine Heigl's reputation as a Hollywood terror leads, inevitably, to her debut as a screen villain, aptly described by one character in this dull thriller as a “psycho Barbie” (carving knife not included). more...
  • Unfriended
  • Unfriended (R)

    Six teenagers engaged in a group chat on Skype are terrorized by the ghost of a classmate who killed herself a year earlier. more...
  • Unfinished Business
  • Unfinished Business (R)

    In this farcical road comedy, a struggling small-business owner (Vince Vaughn) goes to Germany to close a deal with a potential client, bringing along two hapless employees (Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson) who are more interested in pleasure than in business. more...
  • Unexpected (R)

    This indie drama marks a big step forward for writer-director Kris Swanberg; compared with her previous feature, Empire Builder (2012), it's better acted, more smoothly told, and more astute in its social observations. more...
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  • Unforgiven (R)

    One of Clint Eastwood's most accomplished westerns, based on a rather elaborate script by David Webb Peoples (who cowrote Blade Runner). more...
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  • Ulzana's Raid (R)

    A conventional drama—Indian-wise old scout (Burt Lancaster) and young officer with a lot to learn (Bruce Davison) clash over how to deal with renegade Apaches—given superior treatment by director Robert Aldrich. more...