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  • Babe (G)

    This 1995 live-action film about a piglet that behaves like a sheepdog is impressive, though I do think it's creepy to be so entertained by a movie in which I can't tell from one moment to the next whether I'm watching a real animal or a fake. more...
  • The Cat Returns (G)

    Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation company cofounded by Hayao Miyazaki, released this 2002 fantasy by veteran cel animator Hiroyuki Morita, and though it may seem minor compared to Miyazaki's Princess Mononoke (1997) or Spirited Away (2001), its fictional world is fully and imaginatively realized. more...
  • Cave of Forgotten Dreams (G)

    The latest "ain't earth weird?" documentary from Werner Herzog focuses on the Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in southern France, where the oldest known cave paintings offer clues to what humans were like 32,000 years ago. more...
  • Dark Star (G)

    In John Carpenter's witty and stylish 1974 sci-fi satire, the Dark Star is an intergalactic bomber wandering through the universe on a vaguely Nixonian mission to destroy unpopulated planets that might stand in the way of space travel. more...
  • The Eagle Huntress
  • The Eagle Huntress (G)

    Otto Bell makes an impressive directing debut with this stirring documentary, about a 13-year-old Kazakh girl who becomes the first eagle huntress in 12 generations of her family and only the second competing huntress in the modern history of Kazakhstan. more...
  • Earth (G)

    This first feature from Disney's new nature division has an encyclopedic reach and spectacular footage shot by more than two dozen crack cinematographers. more...
  • Fantasia (G)

    Seventy-five years after its 1940 release, Walt Disney's self-styled exercise in “a new form of screen entertainment” remains a masterpiece of the art of animation. more...
  • Finding Nemo (G)

    This aquatic joyride from Pixar Animation Studios follows the adventures of a young clownfish who swims beyond his coral-reef colony and gets captured by divers; trapped in an aquarium inside a dentist's office in Sydney, he and his tankmates plot their escape, while his cowardly father (the voice of Albert Brooks) tries to find him with the help of a neurotic and forgetful regal blue tang (Ellen DeGeneres in her best role to date). more...
  • Finding Nemo 3D (G)

    This aquatic joyride from Pixar Animation Studios follows the adventures of a young clownfish who swims beyond his coral-reef colony and gets captured by divers; trapped in an aquarium inside a dentist's office in Sydney, he and his tank mates plot their escape, while his cowardly father (the voice of Albert Brooks) tries to find him with the help of a neurotic and forgetful regal blue tang (Ellen DeGeneres in her best role to date). more...
  • An Inconvenient Truth (G)

    A movie of Al Gore lecturing on global warming may sound dull beyond measure, but this 2006 documentary by Davis Guggenheim is hugely dramatic, arguing that the world's governments have little more than a decade to avert a planetary disaster. more...