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  • Sadie Thompson (NR)

    Raoul Walsh's notorious silent feature (1928) was the first screen adaptation of Somerset Maugham's Rain and barely survived Hays Office scissoring, though audiences got past some of the bowdlerization by lip-reading the racy dialogue. more...
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  • 17 Girls (NR)

    Based on a 2008 incident that rocked the town of Gloucester, Massachusetts, this debut feature by French sisters Delphine and Muriel Coulin centers on five close pals at a high school in seaside Lorient who all agree to get pregnant and raise their children collectively. more...
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  • The Shock Doctrine (NR)

    Naomi Klein adapts her best-selling book, which argues that followers of free-market guru Milton Friedman have exploited various political crises and natural disasters around the world to install capitalist regimes and privatize public assets and services. more...