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  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • I Am Not Your Negro (PG-13)

    Raoul Peck's galvanizing documentary reacquaints viewers with one of the most powerful voices of the civil rights era, the great novelist, playwright, and essayist James Baldwin. more...
  • I Can Do Bad All by Myself (PG-13)

    Contrived, sentimental, tonally bipolar, and as predictable as clockwork, this latest from chitlin' circuit impresario Tyler Perry is just a fat slab of ecstatic entertainment. more...
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  • Ida
  • Ida (PG-13)

    In Ida a virginal teenager who's been raised in a Polish convent since her infancy is summoned by the mother superior and informed that, before she takes her vows of ordination to become a nun, she must travel to the city and meet her only living relative, an aunt who refused to take her in after her parents died. more...
  • The Illusionist (PG-13)

    Writer-director Neil Burger follows his skillful debut feature, the pseudodocumentary thriller Interview With the Assassin (2002), with this spellbinding tale set in Vienna at the turn of the 20th century. more...
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  • Into the Abyss (PG-13)

    The title of this Werner Herzog documentary may suggest another expedition to the ends of the earth, but what concerns him here is the moral abyss of capital punishment and the metaphysical abyss of death itself. more...
  • Ishtar: The Director's Cut (PG-13)

    "Treated as a debacle upon release, partially as payback for producer-star Warren Beatty's high-handed treatment of the press, this Elaine May comedy was the most underappreciated commercial movie of 1987," wrote Jonathan Rosenbaum "Beatty and Dustin Hoffman, both cast against type, play inept songwriters who score a club date in North Africa and accidentally get caught up in various international intrigues. more...