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  • Day Night Day Night

    Given the stale conventions of most films that take on the issue of terrorism, Julia Loktev's feature is notable for its efforts to avoid melodrama and sloganeering. more...
  • Days of Being Wild

    Wong Kar-wai's idiosyncratic style first became apparent in this gorgeously moody second feature (1991), whose romantic vision of 1960 Hong Kong as a network of unfulfilled longings would later echo through In the Mood for Love. more...
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  • Deep Water

    Louise Osmond and Jerry Rothwell's bleakly gripping documentary uses audio recordings, archival 16-millimeter film, and assorted interviews to chart the ill-fated voyage of Donald Crowhurst, a 36-year-old father of four and owner of a failing marine-electronics business, who in 1968 competed in the first around-the-world solo yachting race. more...
  • Diamond Men

    In old-fashioned industry terms, this 2001 indie feature qualifies as a “sleeper”—a low-budget effort that's much better than it has any right to be. more...
  • Dirty Wars (NR)

    The flood of theatrical documentaries about the War on Terror—Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004), Why We Fight (2005), The Ground Truth (2006), No End in Sight (2007), Taxi to the Dark Side (2007), Standard Operating Procedure (2008)—has slowed to a trickle since President Obama took office, which makes this uncompromising exposé from reporter Jeremy Scahill even more important. more...
  • Do the Right Thing (R)

    With the possible exception of his cable miniseries When the Levees Broke, this 1989 feature is still Spike Lee's best work, chronicling a very hot day on a single block of Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, when a series of minor encounters and incidents lead to an explosion of racial violence at an Italian-owned pizzeria. more...
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  • Downfall

    Oliver Hirschbiegel's lengthy study of Hitler's final days sparked controversy in Germany for showing the dictator's private side, but by “humanizing” him, this Oscar-nominated drama (2004) underscores the extent of the Fuhrer's mania for destruction. more...
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  • Dracula

    In the early days of talking pictures, studios produced alternate versions of movies for the foreign market, and this 1931 Spanish-language feature, shot at night after Bela Lugosi and company had gone home, has been touted by horror geeks as an improvement over the U.S. release. more...