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  • Black Panther
  • Black Panther (PG-13)

    The first black superhero in mainstream American comics, Marvel's Black Panther came with an African pedigree: in real life he's the ancestral king of a small, impoverished sub-Saharan nation that conceals a secret empire, the whole operation empowered by an asteroid from outer space. more...
  • Black Panther 3D
  • Black Panther 3D (PG-13)

    The first black superhero in mainstream American comics, Marvel's Black Panther came with an African pedigree: in real life he's the ancestral king of a small, impoverished sub-Saharan nation that conceals a secret empire, the whole operation empowered by an asteroid from outer space. more...
  • Black Panther: An IMAX 3D Experience
  • Black Panther: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13)

    The first black superhero in mainstream American comics, Marvel's Black Panther came with an African pedigree: in real life he's the ancestral king of a small, impoverished sub-Saharan nation that conceals a secret empire, the whole operation empowered by an asteroid from outer space. more...
  • Bilal: A New Breed of Hero
  • Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (PG-13)

    This handsome computer animation (2015) from the United Arab Emirates dramatizes the life of Bilal ibn Rabah, a freed African slave who became the first muezzin (the town crier who signals the hour of Muslim prayer) in the early seventh century. more...
  • Bitch
  • Bitch (NR)

    Marianna Palka wrote, directed, and plays the title role in this horror satire about a selfish suburban family whose stay-at-home mom begins to take on the characteristics of a stray dog in the neighborhood, barking, growling, and leaving feces around the house. more...
  • BPM (Beats Per Minute)
  • BPM (Beats Per Minute) (NR)

    The confrontational tactics of ACT UP Paris in the 1990s offer lessons for today's nonviolent protesters and human rights strategists, though politics never eclipses eros in this vibrant French drama about love at the height of the AIDS pandemic. more...
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  • Breathe (PG-13)

    Andy Serkis directed this bio-pic about Robin and Diana Cavendish, who worked to better the lives of polio victims after husband Robin is diagnosed with the disease in 1958. more...
  • Beach Rats
  • Beach Rats (R)

    With It Felt Like Love (2013) and now this second feature, writer-director Eliza Hittman comes across as a milder, less provocative version of Larry Clark (Kids, Bully). more...
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  • Beatriz at Dinner
  • Beatriz at Dinner (R)

    Salma Hayek brings depth and feeling to the title character, an occupational therapist in Los Angeles whose car breaks down at the home of a superrich client (Connie Britton). more...
  • Band Aid
  • Band Aid (NR)

    Zoe Lister-Jones wrote, coproduced, directed, stars in, and dominates nearly every scene of this hipster comedy about a feuding married couple, played by her and Adam Pally, who begin turning their frustrations into three-chord indie rock as a form of therapy and wind up fronting a popular band. more...