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  • Wadjda (PG)

    The first female-directed Saudi Arabian film would be culturally significant even if it weren't very good; and though writer-director Haifaa Al-Mansour doesn't break new ground aesthetically (the film's style is one of unforced, albeit unremarkable, naturalism), she relates the experience of a Saudi Arabian girl's coming of age clearly and unsentimentally, which alone makes this a must-see. more...
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  • Waiting for "Superman" (PG)

    Distributed by Paramount, this documentary about the public education crisis isn't as smart or rigorous as Bob Bowdon's shoestring production The Cartel, which arrived in town earlier this year and quickly vanished. 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...
  • 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...
  • Wanda (PG)

    Perhaps the most depressing film ever made, this 1970 feature by director-actress Barbara Loden tells of a young, ignorant, emotionally deadened, and hopelessly dreary woman from the coal-mining region of Pennsylvania whose life is a succession of dead ends. more...
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  • War Room (PG)

    Alex McKendrick cowrote and directed this spiritual drama about a feuding husband and wife whose marriage is healed by prayer. more...
  • Watermark
  • Watermark (PG)

    Filmmaker Jennifer Baichwall and photographer Edward Burtynsky, who collaborated on the striking environmental documentary Manufactured Landscapes (2005), reunite as codirectors of this companion piece, which considers man’s troubled relationship with the sea just as the earlier film did with the land. more...
  • Watership Down (PG)

    Martin Rosen's anti-Disney version (1978) of the Richard Adams novel about a band of rabbits migrating from low to high ground against a mythological background. more...
  • The Way We Were (PG)

    A film about marriage that works reasonably well as a star vehicle for Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand, but fails resoundingly as the caustic social comment director Sydney Pollack and writer Arthur Laurents obviously intended (1973). more...
  • We Bought a Zoo (PG)

    A wretchedly cloying script by Aline Brosh McKenna (Morning Glory, 27 Dresses) gets an impressive makeover from director Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire). more...
  • Wedding in Blood (PG)

    Yet another facet of Claude Chabrol's view of the bourgeois life as a facade behind which lurk extravagant, destructive, and often totally ridiculous passions (1974). more...