Sonnenallee

Protect against West Nile Virus! FDA recommends products with DEET for best protection Off! Insect Repellent II, Aerosol, Unscented - 14.25% DEET I am 17 years old and live in the German Democratic Republic. Otherwise, I am doing fine. The opening to Sonnenallee hints  ...

The Son (Le Fils)

Belgian filmmakers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne have dazzled serious critics with their austere, character-driven movies. Their current entry, The Son, like Rosetta before it, is not an easy film to watch, but it rewards the patient viewer amply by the time it reaches its conclusion. Olivier (Olivier Gourmet)  ...

The Son’s Room (La Stanza del Figlio)

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com In newcomer Todd Field's brilliant In the Bedroom, a beloved son is lost prematurely and his parents' grief leads to an unexpected conclusion, a conclusion that illuminates the depth of their loss. Veteran filmmaker Nanni  ...

Southpaw

Southpaw is a sane and modest movie. In this no-nonsense documentary about a young Irish boxer, director Liam McGrath seems to have taken the simplicity of his subject to heart, and given us an engaging and resolutely unassuming picture. Southpaw covers two years in the life of Francis  ...

Space Cowboys

On the surface Clint Eastwood’s Space Cowboys looks like a frivolous chemistry experiment: What will happen if four dissimilar icons are squashed into a single motion picture and have to meld their styles together? Working overtime, Eastwood not only defuses this landmine but redeems a cliche-riddled script that  ...

Speak Up! It’s So Dark (Tala! Det ar sa morkt)

It’s easy to see why the various fringe cultures of hate hold sway over the public’s fascination. Even as the tales of their exploits repulse us in their savagery and obvious ignorance, we still gaze unflinchingly into the heart of darkness looking for answers: Why do these people choose  ...

Spike and Mike’s Classic Festival of Animation

Spike and Mike is a collection of short animated films, ranging from two to seven minutes each. Some are cute, some are beautifully drawn, and some are neither. The entire show takes around an hour and a half and it feels like less. Still, it's hard to stay awake  ...

Spinal Tap

Click to buy the poster at MovieGoods.com The career of fictional rock group Spinal Tap is a high decibel example of life imitating art imitating life. Since their 1984 debut as England's loudest band, Michael McKean, Christopher Guest and Harry Shearer have staged more comebacks and  ...

Splendor

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