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  • Eames: The Architect and the Painter (NR)

    The married couple Charles and Ray Eames emerged as design innovators during the postwar boom and remained so for decades; their staggering output of furniture lines, toys, films, prefab houses, and exhibitions made them household names (even if talk show host Arlene Francis, in a 1957 interview with the couple, patronized Ray as the "woman behind the man"). more...
  • Early Spring (NR)

    This 1956 feature, a casual yet meticulously detailed reconstruction of Japan's routinized white-collar milieu, was Yasujiro Ozu's first film after the exquisite Tokyo Story, as well as one of his longest works. more...
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  • The Earth Is Young (NR)

    This 2009 documentary by Michael Gitlin focuses on Young Earth Creationists—scientists who think the world was created over six days and only 6,000 years ago. more...
  • Easter Parade (NR)

    A modest, slightly lumpy, but effective MGM musical (1948) by the studio's least obtrusive talent, Charles Walters. more...
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  • Eating Animals (NR)

    This hard-hitting documentary, based on Jonathan Safran Foer's memoir, bypasses his personal history of vegetarianism and goes straight for the jugular of corporate factory farming, exposing its myriad abuses of food animals and the effects on people and the environment. more...
  • Eating Buccaneers (NR)

    A light plane carrying four advertising execs and their client crash-lands in a Canadian forest, leaving the passengers stranded with no food but a sample box of the client's ?Buccaneer? more...
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  • Echo (NR)

    Hearing is a metaphor that plays throughout this somber Israeli marital drama from its earliest scenes. more...
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  • Ed Gein: The Musical (NR)

    This musical by Steve Russell tells the story of Ed Gein, the Wisconsin-based serial killer who mutilated the corpses of his victims. more...
  • The Education of Auma Obama (NR)

    Barack Obama's half sister, who studied contemporary dance and linguistics in Germany before settling in Kenya, where she mentors a group of community activists, is the subject of this 2011 documentary. more...
  • Egon (NR)

    Keith Dukavicius, one of Chicago's more accomplished indie talents, wrote, directed, and plays the title role in this mischievous costume drama about the Austrian expressionist painter Egon Schiele. more...
  • 8 1/2 (NR)

    If all you know about this exuberant, self-regarding 1963 film is based on its countless inferior imitations (from Paul Mazursky's Alex in Wonderland and The Pickle to Woody Allen's Stardust Memories to Bob Fosse's All That Jazz), you owe it to yourself to see Federico Fellini's exhilarating, stocktaking original, an expressionist, circuslike comedy about the complex mental and social life of a big-time filmmaker (Marcello Mastroianni) stuck for a subject and the busy world surrounding him. more...
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  • 8 Murders a Day (NR)

    Directed by Charlie Minn, this documentary examines the epidemic violence in Juarez, Mexico, since 2006, when President Felipe Calderón instigated military action against warring drug cartels. more...