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  • Atomic Blonde (R)

    In this rapid-fire spy story, a couture-clad MI6 operative (Charlize Theron) is sent to East Germany to retrieve stolen intelligence just before the fall of the Berlin Wall; she's both helped and hindered by an alpha-male fellow agent (James McAvoy) and targeted by an array of shadowy characters, including members of the KGB and a libidinous femme fatale (Sofia Boutella). more...
  • Alien: Covenant
  • Alien: Covenant (R)

    After the baffling Prometheus (2012), director Ridley Scott goes back to basics for this second installment of his new Alien trilogy: despite a few remnants of the earlier film's obscure genesis story, most of the action in Covenant plays like an elaboration on the original Alien (1979). more...
  • The Animation Show of Shows

    Curated by Ron Diamond, the annual Animation Show of Shows anthology collects short works from around the world; this year's entries range from narrative to abstraction but all demonstrate the highest dedication to craft. more...
  • The Accountant
  • The Accountant (R)

    Flashbacks scattered throughout this crime thriller show an autistic boy being harshly raised by a military father; years later the child, a mathematical savant, has grown up into a "black money" specialist for various underworld figures and also a trained killer (he compulsively finishes off every victim with a double head shot). more...
  • Aquarius (NR)

    Brazilian writer-director Kleber Mendonça Filho turned heads with his ambitious feature debut Neighboring Sounds (2014), in which a middle-class high-rise in his hometown of Recife becomes a sort of social ecosystem. more...
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  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell
  • Abortion: Stories Women Tell (NR)

    Produced for HBO, this engrossing documentary by Tracy Droz Tragos comes down hard on the state of Missouri, where women who seek abortions have a choice of exactly one provider and are further constrained by a 72-hour waiting period. more...
  • Arrival
  • Arrival (PG-13)

    A noted linguist (Amy Adams) grieves for her teenage daughter, who has died of cancer, but that personal tragedy gets knocked into perspective when a dozen alien spaceships land at seemingly random locations around the world. more...
  • Afterimage
  • Afterimage

    Andrzej Wajda, one of Poland’s greatest filmmakers, closed out his long career with this unusually personal and despairing biopic of the avant-garde painter Władysław Strzemiński. more...
  • Anomalisa
  • Anomalisa (R)

    Originally a pseudonymous play by eccentric screenwriter Charlie Kaufman (Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), this uncanny and moving stop-motion animation tells a story of loneliness, selfishness, and fragile connection. more...
  • American Honey
  • American Honey (R)

    In this entrancing road movie from British filmmaker Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank), an abused teen (Sasha Lane) joins a cadre of other wayward young adults who sell magazines door-to-door across the midwest. more...
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail
  • Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

    Abacus Federal Savings Bank holds the distinction of being the only financial institution prosecuted as a result of the 2008 subprime mortgage crisis, though as this engrossing documentary by Steve James suggests, it may have been a sacrificial lamb. more...
  • All the Difference
  • All the Difference

    Chicagoan Tod Lending, whose Oscar-nominated documentary Legacy (2000) looked at a family trying to survive the Henry Horner Homes, returns to the west side for this Hoop Dreams-like story of two impoverished Englewood teens fighting an uphill battle to get through college. more...
  • The Assassin
  • The Assassin (NR)

    In the ninth century, near the end of the Tang Dynasty, the governor of a state pulling away from the empire (Chang Chen) is stalked by a beautiful assassin (Shu Qi) who's been trained since childhood by the cunning princess of a rival family (Sheu Fang-yi). more...
  • Aloft
  • Aloft (R)

    This distinctive magic realist drama marks the English-language debut of Peruvian writer-director Claudia Llosa, who received an Oscar nomination for her previous feature, The Milk of Sorrow (2009). more...
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