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  • The Wages of Fear (NR)

    In Henri-Georges Clouzot's 1953 suspense classic, four out-of-work Europeans (Yves Montand, Charles Vanel, Folco Lulli, Peter Van Eyck), trapped in a squalid South American village that's exploited by a U.S. oil company, agree to drive two truckloads of nitroglycerine over 300 miles of primitive roads in exchange for $2,000 each—if they survive. more...
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  • 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...
  • Wait Until Dark (NR)

    This 1967 thriller draws its effectiveness less from the intelligence of the direction (by Terence Young) than from the unbridled sadism of the concept: Audrey Hepburn is a blind woman in unknowing possession of a doll stuffed with pure heroin. more...
  • Walking Man (NR)

    In this documentary, a father and son walk across the state of Missouri in search of explanations for the state's rural suicide epidemic. more...
  • Walkover (NR)

    Jerzy Skolimowski's 1965 sequel to Identification Marks: None, with Skolimowski himself once again playing the young outsider who struggles to find a comfortable niche in cynical and deflated 60s Poland. more...
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  • War Don Don (NR)

    First-time documentary maker Rebecca Richman Cohen looks at the civil war in Sierra Leone, a conflict in which countless civilians have been raped, mutilated, and murdered. more...
  • War Witch (NR)

    Canadian writer-director Kim Nguyen spent nearly a decade researching this docudrama about child soldiers in Africa, and the film feels as authoritative as a first-hand account. more...
  • Ward No. 6 (NR)

    Chekhov's short story about a depressive doctor who winds up joining his own mental patients gets an offbeat millennial update from veteran Russian director Karen Shakhnazarov (Vanished Empire, The Rider Named Death). more...
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  • Warped Tour 15th Anniversary Celebration (NR)

    Two-hour compilation of performances from a 15th-anniversary celebration of the punk package tour, performed and recorded in Los Angeles on September 6, 2009, including All-American Rejects, the Aggrolites, Bad Religion, Blink 182, NoFx, Ozomatli, Pennywise, the Decaydance All Stars, Rise Against and Underoath. more...
  • Wasteland Utopias (NR)

    As flaky as a croissant, and nearly as enjoyable, this meandering experimental doc draws myriad discursive connections between the lives and legacies of two forgotten figures from the Cold War era: real-estate mogul Del Webb, whose Sun City development in Arizona initiated the unsustainable urbanization of the Sonoran desert, and Wilhelm Reich, the ex-Freudian heretic who preached sexual freedom and imagined he could reclaim the Sonoran for mankind by bombarding the sky with invisible life-force quanta he called “orgone radiation.” I have no idea whether director David Sherman really believes in Roswell UFOs and an Eisenhower-era “Weather Control Act,” but he sure knows how to have fun messing around with stock footage, old newsreels, lo-fi video reconstructions, and crank ideologies. more...
  • Watercolors (NR)

    Two LA high schoolers—an effeminate artist (Tye Olson) and a hunky but troubled swimmer (Kyle Clare)—plunge into an ill-fated romance in this earnest tearjerker by writer-director David Oliveras. more...
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  • The Way (NR)

    This drama by actor-writer-director Emilio Estevez (Bobby) is a familiar morality play about a stick-in-the-mud doctor (Martin Sheen) mourning his son's death by walking the historic Way of St. James from France to western Spain. more...
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  • Wazir (NR)

    This action thriller directed by Bejoy Nambiar follows the story of two unlikely friends as they try to find a way out of a conspiracy that casts a shadow over their lives. more...