movies 102011

  1. Circumstance

    A free-spirited young Iranian woman begins to explore a secret sexual relationship with her best friend, while her older brother finds new…

  2. Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame

    Three decades into his career, Tsui Hark (Peking Opera Blues, Once Upon a Time in China) stands as one of the movies'…

  3. The Ides of March

    "Republicans hate the beginning of the movie, Democrats hate the end," George Clooney recently told USA Today. "So we're good." That dichotomy…

  4. The Interrupters

    Director Steve James (Hoop Dreams, Stevie) and longtime friend Alex Kotlowitz (author of the best seller There Are No Children Here) produced…

  5. The Skin I Live In

    Pedro Almodovar tries his hand at psychological horror, modeling this sicko thriller on Fritz Lang's low-budget, postwar nightmares (e.g. Scarlet Street or…

  6. Take Shelter

    A molar-grinding performance from Michael Shannon anchors this slow but ultimately haunting drama. He plays a modest, plainspoken working man in small-town…