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  1. The Little Death

    Summer is here, a time for ice cream, beach frolics, and giant dicks bobbing gently in the breeze. This weekend you can…

  2. The Tribe

    The Tribe is a brilliant formal achievement that marks Ukrainian writer-director Miroslav Slaboshpitsky as a filmmaker to watch. It takes place at…

  3. Kelson Twins, JC Brooks, Jeff Taylor, Jodee Lewis @ Hideout

    Sun., July 5, 7 p.m. 2015

  4. Infinitely Polar Bear

    This indie drama, about an unemployed bipolar man (Mark Ruffalo at his best) raising two young girls on his own, delivers an…

  5. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    Jonathan Levine's 50/50 (2011) broke new ground by turning a preeminent source of movie drama—young people battling cancer—into the stuff of wiseacre…

  6. The Strongest Man

    The hero of this indie comedy is a muscle-bound, childlike construction worker in Miami who's afraid of girls and whose prized possession…

  7. The Wolfpack

    Documentary maker Crystal Moselle ventures inside the claustrophobic Lower East Side apartment of the Angulo family, whose seven children were homeschooled and…

  8. The Overnight

    Summer is here, a time for ice cream, beach frolics, and giant dicks bobbing gently in the breeze. This weekend you can…

  9. Boulevard

    Dito Montiel directed this 2014 drama about a married man with a dark secret. With Robin Williams and Bob Odenkirk…

  10. Strangerland

    In the most arresting scene of this Australian drama, a married couple (Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes) are overtaken by a dust storm…