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  • N-Secure (R)

    David M. Matthews directed this thriller about a successful man who becomes involved in murder. more...
  • Naked Lunch (R)

    This David Cronenberg masterpiece (1991) breaks every rule in adapting a literary classic—maybe “On Naked Lunch” would be a more accurate title—but justifies every transgression with its artistry and audacity. more...
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  • Nashville (R)

    Robert Altman, the cinema's Walt Whitman of failure and self-deception, lands in the ultimate metaphor for success in America—and the result is a technical masterpiece (1975) replete with self-consciously allegorical overtones rising to a politically simpleminded din. more...
  • Nasty Baby
  • Nasty Baby (R)

    Chilean filmmaker Sebastián Silva is well versed in the easy indolence and fragile well-being of the upper-middle class: his acclaimed 2009 drama The Maid slyly satirized a rich family's emotional exploitation of their longtime domestic servant, and this U.S. production unfolds among the comfortable bohemians of Fort Greene, Brooklyn. more...
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  • National Lampoon's Vacation (R)

    Despite plenty of gross-out gags and dumb slapstick bits, the careful viewer can occasionally detect some acrid and original satire in this 1983 film. more...
  • Natural Born Killers (R)

    Writer-director Oliver Stone lets it all hang out, including common sense, in this freewheeling, heavy-handed music-video-style satire (1994) about a young couple on the run (Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis) who rack up 50 corpses for the fun of it and then spearhead a prison revolt after they're arrested, all with the lip-smacking encouragement of the sleazy media, not to mention Stone himself. more...
  • Natural Selection (R)

    However gritty this indie comedy may look (cinematographer Steve Calitri seems to be aping William Eggleston's photographs of the American south), it isn't all that different from an Adam Sandler vehicle: writer-director Robbie Pickering spends much of the movie mocking his characters' stupidity, then pulls an about-face with a sentimental conclusion that feels unearned. more...
  • Nebraska
  • Nebraska (R)

    All the Oscar buzz is for Bruce Dern as a grizzled old coot sliding into dementia, but the most impressive performance in this poignant black-and-white comedy comes from Will Forte as the man's long-suffering son, who wearily humors his dad's conviction that he's won a million dollars on one of those sweepstakes offers that come in the mail. more...
  • Needful Things (R)

    Max von Sydow brings a great deal of elegance and wit to his part as the devil—posing as the proprietor of a nostalgia shop that he establishes in a small town in Maine—in this 1993 adaptation by W.D. Richter of the Stephen King novel. more...
  • Neighbors
  • Neighbors (R)

    Elaborate sight gags are few and far between in contemporary movie comedy, but this Seth Rogen effort has one shot involving an air bag that ranks alongside the biggest laughs of the silent era. more...
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising
  • Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (R)

    Seth Rogen (stunt cast as a grown-up) and Rose Byrne (stunt cast in a comedy) reprise their roles from Neighbors (2014) as parents clashing with the hard-partying college kids next door. more...
  • The Neon Demon
  • The Neon Demon (R)

    An innocent teenager (Elle Fanning) arrives in Los Angeles in search of a modeling career and, blessed with that indefinable something, quickly rises to the top; this alienates and then angers her blond, lissome competitors, who are a bunch of vampires. more...
  • Network (R)

    Good campy fun from the combined talents of Paddy Chayefsky and Sidney Lumet; Chayefsky was apparently serious about much of this shrill, self-important 1976 satire about television, interlaced with bile about radicals and pushy career women, and so were some critics at the time. more...