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  • Wagner & Me

    British actor Stephen Fry (Gosford Park, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows) sets out on an extended pilgrimage to learn about his musical idol, Richard Wagner, covering the annual Wagner festival in Bayreuth, Germany, and making side trips to the composer's haunts in Switzerland and Saint Petersburg. more...
  • Wait for Your Laugh
  • Wait for Your Laugh (NR)

    Timing is everything in comedy, and according to this nostalgic documentary portrait of Rose Marie—best known for her TV work onThe Dick Van Dyke Show and The Hollywood Squares—she always knew when to jump to the next big thing. more...
  • The Waiting Room

    In both form and content, Peter Nicks's observational documentary about a public hospital in Oakland, California, recalls two of Frederick Wiseman's greatest early features, Hospital (1970) and Welfare (1975). more...
  • Wakefield (R)

    Screenwriter Robin Swicord, best known for her adaptations of literary works (Memoirs of a Geisha, The Perez Family, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), wrote and directed this original story about a New York lawyer (Bryan Cranston) who loses it and barricades himself in the attic of his suburban home, to the consternation of his wife (Jennifer Garner) and daughters. more...
  • Waking Sleeping Beauty

    Nothing could possibly persuade me that Walt Disney Studios is capable of making an unvarnished documentary about itself, and at least one artist interviewed here alludes to the fact that anything he says beyond the company line will get clipped out. more...
  • The Walk 3D
  • The Walk 3D (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • The Walk: An IMAX 3D Experience
  • The Walk: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • A Walk in the Woods
  • A Walk in the Woods (R)

    Adapted from a travel memoir by Bill Bryson, this asinine comedy is for anyone who wants to see two of America's finest screen actors completely humiliate themselves. more...
  • The Walk
  • The Walk (PG)

    Philippe Petit's hair-raising 1974 wire walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center was recounted in the Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire (2008), which was superior in every way to this pat dramatization of the stunt by Robert Zemeckis (Cast Away, Flight). more...
  • Walkabout

    Abandoned in the outback, a teenage girl and her younger brother learn about sex, death, and nature from an aborigine boy. more...
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  • Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (PG-13)

    Bringing back the dastardly Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas) to preside over the 2008 economic meltdown sounded like a great idea for a sequel, but the setup for this Oliver Stone drama keeps its iconic villain so far removed from the financial action that he seems like a dog tied up outside a restaurant. more...
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