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  • 11’09”01 (September 11) A
    dirs. Makhmalbaf, Lelouch, Chahine, Tanović, Ouedraogo, Loach, González Iñárritu, Gitaï, Nair, Penn, Imamura
  • The Company A
    dir. Robert Altman; with Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell, James Franco
  • demonlover A
    dir. Olivier Assayas; with Connie Nielsen, Charles Berling, Chloë Sevigny
  • In This World A
    dir. Michael Winterbottom; with Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah
  • Love & Diane A
    dir. Jennifer Dworkin; documentary about a reunited working-class mother and daughter

  • Master and Commander:
          The Far Side of the World
    A–
    dir. Peter Weir; with Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Max Pirkis, James D'Arcy
    Monster A–
    dir. Patty Jenkins; with Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern
  • To Be and To Have
          (Être et avoir)
    A–
    dir. Nicolas Philibert; documentary about primary school teacher in rural France
  • The Weather Underground A–
    dir. Sam Green; documentary about social-justice activists who went into hiding

    All the Real Girls B+
    dir. David Gordon Green; with Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel
  • Freaky Friday B+
    dir. Mark Waters; with Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon
    Girl with a Pearl Earring B+
    dir. Peter Webber; with Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson
    In the Cut B+
    dir. Jane Campion; with Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • Irréversible B+
    dir. Gaspar Noé with Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci, Albert Dupontel
  • Lawless Heart B+
    dirs. Tom Hunsinger & Neil Hunter; with Tom Hollander, Bill Nighy, Douglas Henshall
    The Magdalene Sisters B+
    dir. Peter Mullan; with Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone, Dorothy Duffy
    Masked and Anonymous B+
    dir. Larry Charles; with Bob Dylan, John Goodman, Jeff Bridges
  • Raising Victor Vargas B+
    dir. Peter Sollett; with Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte, Altagracia Guzman
  • The School of Rock B+
    dir. Richard Linklater; with Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White
  • The Secret Lives of Dentists B+
    dir. Alan Rudolph; with Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Denis Leary
  • Spellbound B+
    dir. Jeffrey Blitz; documentary about the 1999 National Spelling Bee

  • 10 B
    dir. Abbas Kiarostami; with Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl
    28 Days Later B
    dir. Danny Boyle; with Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Megan Burns
  • Angels in America B
    dir. Mike Nichols; TV Miniseries; with Justin Kirk, Al Pacino, Mary Louise Parker
  • Bus 174 B
    dirs. José Padilha & Felipe Lacerda; documentary about July 2000 bus hijacking
  • Cabin Fever B
    dir. Eli Roth; with Rider Strong, Cerina Vincent, Joey Kern
  • Capturing the Friedmans B
    dir. Andrew Jarecki; documentary; Profile of Long Island molestation case
  • City of God B
    dir. Fernando Meirelles; with Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora
  • Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's
          Diary
    B
    dir. Guy Maddin; with Wei-Qiang Zhang, Tara Birtwhistle, CindyMarie Small
    © Finding Nemo B
    dir. Andrew Stanton; animated; with the voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres
  • The Fog of War B
    dir. Errol Morris; documentary; illustrated autocommentary by Robert McNamara
  • Friday Night B
    dir. Claire Denis; with Valérie Lemercier, Vincent Lindon, Hélène de Saint-Père
  • Holes B
    dir. Andrew Davis; with Shia LaBeouf, Khleo Thomas, Sigourney Weaver
  • In America B
    dir. Jim Sheridan; with Sarah Bolger, Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton
  • In My Skin B
    dir. Marina de Van; with Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker
  • Kill Bill, Vol. 1 B
    dir. Quentin Tarantino; with Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox
  • The Lord of the Rings:
          The Return of the King
    B
    dir. Peter Jackson; with Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Viggo Mortensen
    Lost in Translation B
    dir. Sofia Coppola; with Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi
  • The Man Without a Past B
    dir. Aki Kaurismäki; with Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen
  • Millennium Mambo B
    dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien; with Shu Qi, Chun-hao Tuan, Jack Kao
  • Mystic River B
    dir. Clint Eastwood; with Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins
  • The Son B
    dirs. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne; with Olivier Gourmet, Morgan Marinne
  • The Station Agent B
    dir. Tom McCarthy; with Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson, Bobby Cannavale
  • Sweet Sixteen B
    dir. Ken Loach; with Martin Compston, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane
  • Teknolust B
    dir. Lynn Hershman-Leeson; with Tilda Swinton, Tilda Swinton, Tilda Swinton
  • Terminator 3: Rise of
          the Machines
    B
    dir. Jonathan Mostow; with Nick Stahl, Claire Danes, Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • The Triplets of Belleville B
    dir. Sylvain Chômet; animated; with the voice of Michèle Caucheteux
  • X²: X-Men United B
    dir. Bryan Singer; with Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen

  • Bad Santa B–
    dir. Terry Zwigoff; with Billy Bob Thornton, Brett Kelly, Tony Cox
  • The Barbarian Invasions B–
    dir. Denys Arcand; with Rémy Girard, Stéphane Rousseau, Marie-Josée Croze
  • Blue Car B–
    dir. Karen Moncrieff; with Agnes Bruckner, David Strathairn, Margaret Colin
  • Calendar Girls B–
    dir. Nigel Cole; with Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Linda Bassett
  • Divine Intervention B–
    dir. Elia Suleiman; with Elia Suleiman, Manal Khader, Naief Daher
    Down with Love B–
    dir. Peyton Reed; with Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, David Hyde Pierce
  • Elephant B–
    dir. Gus Van Sant; with John Robinson, Elias McConnell, Alex Frost
    How to Lose a Guy in
          10 Days
    B–
    dir. Donald Petrie; with Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey
  • Japanese Story B–
    dir. Sue Brooks; with Toni Collette, Gotaro Tsunashima, Matthew Dyktynski
  • Love Actually B–
    dir. Richard Curtis; with Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson
  • Millennium Actress B–
    dir. Satoshi Kon; animated; with the voices of Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama
  • Normal B–
    dir. Jane Anderson; with Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere
  • Peter Pan B–
    dir. P.J. Hogan; with Jeremy Sumpter, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Jason Isaacs
  • The Sea B–
    dir. Baltasar Kormákur; with Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, Gunnar Eyjólfsson
    Swimming Pool B–
    dir. François Ozon; with Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance
  • Sylvia B–
    dir. Christine Jeffs; with Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris
  • A Tale of Two Sisters B–
    dir. Kim Ji-woon; with Lim Su-jeong, Mun Geun-yeong, Yum Jung-ah
    Thirteen B–
    dir. Catherine Hardwicke; with Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Holly Hunter
  • Tupac: Resurrection B–
    dir. Lauren Lazin; documentary; profile of murdered rap star Tupac Shakur

  • American Splendor C+
    dirs. Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman; with Paul Giammati, Hope Davis
  • Big Fish C+
    dir. Tim Burton; with Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup
  • Camp C+
    dir. Todd Graff; with Daniel Letterle, Robin de Jesus, Joanna Chilcoat
  • Casa de los Babys C+
    dir. John Sayles; with Marcia Gay Harden, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor
  • Cinemania C+
    dirs. Angela Christlieb & Stephen Kijak; profile of five hyper-devoted NYC filmgoers
  • Die, Mommie, Die! C+
    dir. Mark Rucker; with Charles Busch, Natasha Lyonne, Stark Sands
  • Le Divorce C+
    dir. James Ivory; with Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Thierry L'Hermitte
  • Gerry C+
    dir. Gus Van Sant; with Matt Damon, Casey Affleck
  • Hulk C+
    dir. Ang Lee; with Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Sam Elliott
    Intolerable Cruelty C+
    dir. Joel Coen; with George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Edward Herrmann
  • Soldier's Girl C+
    dir. Frank Pierson; with Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Shawn Hatosy
  • Under the Tuscan Sun C+
    dir. Audrey Wells; with Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Vincent Riotta
  • Whale Rider C+
    dir. Niki Caro; with Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton

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    Bend It Like Beckham C
    dir. Gurinder Chadha; with Parminder K. Nagra, Keira Knightley
  • Bruce Almighty C
    dir. Tom Shadyac; with Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman
  • Dirty Pretty Things C
    dir. Stephen Frears; with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez
    The Good Thief C
    dir. Neil Jordan; with Nick Nolte, Tchéky Karyo, Saïd Taghmaoui
    © Laurel Canyon C
    dir. Lisa Cholodenko; with Frances McDormand, Christian Bale, Kate Beckinsale
  • Levity C
    dir. Ed Solomon; with Billy Bob Thornton, Holly Hunter, Morgan Freeman
  • Lilja 4-ever C
    dir. Lukas Moodysson; with Oksana Akinshina, Artjom Bogucharskij
  • Matchstick Men C
    dir. Ridley Scott; with Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell
  • May C
    dir. Lucky McKee; with Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris
  • Pirates of the Caribbean:
          The Curse of the Black Pearl
    C
    dir. Gore Verbinski; with Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
  • Seabiscuit C
    dir. Gary Ross; with Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper
  • Sisters in Cinema C
    dir. Yvonne Welbon; documentary; profiles of African-American female filmmakers
  • Something's Gotta Give C
    dir. Nancy Meyers; with Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson, Amanda Peet
  • Yossi & Jagger C
    dir. Eytan Fox; with Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Aya Steinovits

  • 21 Grams C–
    dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu; with Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio Del Toro
  • Cold Mountain C–
    dir. Anthony Minghella; with Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger
  • The Cooler C–
    dir. Wayne Kramer; with William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin
  • A Decade under the Influence C–
    dirs. Ted Demme & Richard LaGravenese; documentary about American films of the '70s
  • House of Sand and Fog C–
    dir. Vadim Perelman; with Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley, Ron Eldard
  • The Last Samurai C–
    dir. Edward Zwick; with Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Masato Harada
  • A Mighty Wind C–
    dir. Christopher Guest; with Bob Balaban, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara
  • The Safety of Objects C–
    dir. Rose Troche; with Glenn Close, Dermot Mulroney, Patricia Clarkson
  • Veronica Guerin C–
    dir. Joel Schumacher; with Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Gerard McSorley

  • The Missing D+
    dir. Ron Howard; with Cate Blanchett, Tommy Lee Jones, Eric Schweig
    Mona Lisa Smile D+
    dir. Mike Newell; with Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles
    Shattered Glass D+
    dir. Billy Ray; with Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny

    Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle D
    dir. McG; with Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore
    © The Italian Job D
    dir. F. Gary Gray; with Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton
  • Owning Mahowny D
    dir. Richard Kwietniowski; with Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Hurt, Minnie Driver
  • View from the Top D
    dir. Bruno Barreto; with Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Candice Bergin

    The Matrix Reloaded D–
    dirs. Larry and Andy Wachowski; with Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne
  • The Matrix Revolutions D–
    dirs. Larry and Andy Wachowski; with Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss

  • Anything Else F
    dir. Woody Allen; with Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Woody Allen
    The Human Stain F
    dir. Robert Benton; with Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise
    © Party Monster F
    dirs. Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato; with Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green
  • Pieces of April F
    dir. Peter Hedges; with Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke

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