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  • Sabata (PG-13)

    Lee Van Cleef stars in this lively 1969 spaghetti western as the title character, a black-clad crusader for justice, loosely defined. more...
  • Safe Haven (PG-13)

    As often as Lasse Hallström has directed melodrama (Dear John, Chocolat), he has yet to master the style; his films are excruciatingly self-serious in a genre that rewards good-natured uncouthness. more...
  • Salinger (PG-13)

    Shane Salerno—screenwriter of Alien vs. Predator: Requiem and a consulting producer on CBS TV's Hawaii Five-O reboot—directed this godawful documentary, a salacious tabloid-style portrait of J.D. Salinger. more...
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (PG-13)

    Lasse Hallstrom, director of such middlebrow touchstones as Chocolat (2000) and The Cider House Rules (1999), brings his art-house honey to this limp adaptation of a comic novel by Paul Torday. more...
  • Salt (PG-13)

    Just as elite soldiers are taught to assemble their weapons blindfolded, screenwriter Kurt Wimmer (Ultraviolet, Law Abiding Citizen) seems to have been given a bag full of stale thriller scenes—a foot chase in which the hero disables a series of surveillance cameras, a freeway chase in which she leaps from the roof of one moving truck to another, a countdown to nuclear annihilation on brightly colored computer screens—and jammed them together in the dark. more...
  • The Salt of the Earth
  • The Salt of the Earth (PG-13)

    Schooled as an economist, Sebastião Salgados has brought to his subsequent photojournalism career a sense of the big picture, of how third-world peoples interact with their environments and how those environments are defined by global forces. more...
  • The Salvation Poem (PG-13)

    Brian Dublin directed this 2009 drama about a young man from a Christian family who becomes involved in the occult. more...
  • Samsara (PG-13)

    Shot around the globe, this ponderous documentary might be worth seeing for its colorful 70-millimeter cinematography of everything from abattoirs to cityscapes and religious rituals. more...
  • San Andreas
  • San Andreas (PG-13)

    My resistance to summer blockbusters crumbled like a collapsing skyscraper in the face of this big, loud, exuberantly destructive movie, in which a series of unprecedentedly large earthquakes erupt along the title fault line. more...
  • San Andreas 3D
  • San Andreas 3D (PG-13)

    My resistance to summer blockbusters crumbled like a collapsing skyscraper in the face of this big, loud, exuberantly destructive movie, in which a series of unprecedentedly large earthquakes erupt along the title fault line. more...
  • Sarah's Key (PG-13)

    Like Amos Gitai's recent feature One Day You’ll Understand (2008), this drama by Gilles Paquet-Brenner dredges up the uncomfortable issue of French complicity in the Holocaust. more...
  • Save the Last Dance (PG-13)

    Chicago high schoolers Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas) and Sara (Julia Stiles), whose interracial relationship tests loyalties that are both political and emotional, have the deck stacked against them. more...