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10 Dir. Abbas Kiarostami. With Mania Akbari, Amin Maher, Kamran Adl, Roya Arabashi B
11’09”01 (September 11) Dirs. Makhmalbaf, Lelouch, Chahine, Tanović, Ouedraogo, Loach, et al. A
21 Grams Dir. Alejandro González Iñárritu. With Sean Penn, Naomi Watts, Benicio Del Toro C–
28 Days Later Dir. Danny Boyle. With Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris, Megan Burns B
All the Real Girls Dir. David Gordon Green. With Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel B+
American Splendor Dirs. Robert Pulcini & Shari Springer Berman. With Paul Giammati C+
Angels in America Dir. Mike Nichols. Cable TV. With Justin Kirk, Al Pacino B
Anything Else Dir. Woody Allen. With Jason Biggs, Christina Ricci, Woody Allen F
Bad Santa Dir. Terry Zwigoff. With Billy Bob Thornton, Brett Kelly, Tony Cox B–
The Barbarian Invasions Dir. Denys Arcand. With Rémy Girard, Stéphane Rousseau B–
©Bend It Like Beckham Dir. Gurinder Chadha. With Parminder K. Nagra, Keira Knightley C
Big Fish Dir. Tim Burton. With Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup C+
Blue Car Dir. Karen Moncrieff. With Agnes Bruckner, David Strathairn, Margaret Colin B–
Bruce Almighty Dir. Tom Shadyac. With Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman C
Bus 174 Dirs. José Padilha & Felipe Lacerda. Documentary about July 2000 bus hijacking B
Cabin Fever Dir. Eli Roth. With Rider Strong, Cerina Vincent, Joey Kern B
Calendar Girls Dir. Nigel Cole. With Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Linda Bassett B–
Camp Dir. Todd Graff. With Daniel Letterle, Robin de Jesus, Joanna Chilcoat C+
Capturing the Friedmans Dir. Andrew Jarecki. Documentary about Long Island molestation case B
Casa de los Babys Dir. John Sayles. With Marcia Gay Harden, Mary Steenburgen, Lili Taylor C+
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle Dir. McG. With Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu D
Cinemania Dirs. Angela Christlieb & Stephen Kijak. Documentary about five loyal filmgoers C+
City of God Dir. Fernando Meirelles. With Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora B
Cold Mountain Dir. Anthony Minghella. With Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger C–
The Company Dir. Robert Altman. With Neve Campbell, Malcolm McDowell, James Franco A
The Cooler Dir. Wayne Kramer. With William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin C–
A Decade under the Influence Dirs. Ted Demme & Richard LaGravenese. Documentary C–
demonlover Dir. Olivier Assayas. With Connie Nielsen, Charles Berling, Chloë Sevigny A
Die, Mommie, Die! Dir. Mark Rucker. With Charles Busch, Natasha Lyonne, Stark Sands C+
Dirty Pretty Things Dir. Stephen Frears. With Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou, Sergi Lopez C
Divine Intervention Dir. Elia Suleiman. With Elia Suleiman, Manal Khader, Naief Daher B–
Le Divorce Dir. James Ivory. With Kate Hudson, Naomi Watts, Thierry L'Hermitte C+
Down with Love Dir. Peyton Reed. With Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, David Hyde Pierce B–
Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary Dir. Guy Maddin. With Wei-Qiang Zhang B
Elephant Dir. Gus Van Sant. With John Robinson, Elias McConnell, Alex Frost B–
©Finding Nemo Dir. Andrew Stanton. Animated. Voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres B
The Fog of War Dir. Errol Morris. Documentary essay by and about Robert McNamara B
Freaky Friday Dir. Mark Waters. With Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon B+
Friday Night Dir. Claire Denis. With Valérie Lemercier, Vincent Lindon, Hélène de Saint-Père B
Gerry Dir. Gus Van Sant. With Matt Damon, Casey Affleck C+
Girl with a Pearl Earring Dir. Peter Webber. With Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth B+
The Good Thief Dir. Neil Jordan. With Nick Nolte, Tchéky Karyo, Saïd Taghmaoui C
Holes Dir. Andrew Davis. With Shia LaBeouf, Khleo Thomas, Sigourney Weaver B
House of Sand and Fog Dir. Vadim Perelman. With Jennifer Connelly, Ben Kingsley C–
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Dir. Donald Petrie. With Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey B–
Hulk Dir. Ang Lee. With Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Nick Nolte, Sam Elliott C+
The Human Stain Dir. Robert Benton. With Anthony Hopkins, Nicole Kidman, Gary Sinise F
In America Dir. Jim Sheridan. With Sarah Bolger, Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton B
In My Skin Dir. Marina de Van. With Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas, Léa Drucker B
In the Cut Dir. Jane Campion. With Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh B+
In This World Dir. Michael Winterbottom. With Jamal Udin Torabi, Enayatullah A
Intolerable Cruelty Dir. Joel Coen. With George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones C+
Irréversible Dir. Gaspar Noé. With Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucci, Albert Dupontel B+
©The Italian Job Dir. F. Gary Gray. With Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton D
Japanese Story Dir. Sue Brooks. With Toni Collette, Gotaro Tsunashima, Matthew Dyktynski B–
Kill Bill, Vol. 1 Dir. Quentin Tarantino. With Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox B
The Last Samurai Dir. Edward Zwick. With Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Masato Harada C–
©Laurel Canyon Dir. Lisa Cholodenko. With Frances McDormand, Christian Bale C
Lawless Heart Dirs. Tom Hunsinger & Neil Hunter. With Tom Hollander, Bill Nighy B+
Levity Dir. Ed Solomon. With Billy Bob Thornton, Holly Hunter, Morgan Freeman C
Lilja 4-ever Dir. Lukas Moodysson. With Oksana Akinshina, Artjom Bogucharskij C
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Dir. Peter Jackson. With Elijah Wood B
Lost in Translation Dir. Sofia Coppola. With Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi B
Love Actually Dir. Richard Curtis. With Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson B–
Love & Diane Dir. Jennifer Dworkin. Documentary about a struggling mother and daughter A
The Magdalene Sisters Dir. Peter Mullan. With Anne-Marie Duff, Nora-Jane Noone B+
The Man Without a Past Dir. Aki Kaurismäki. With Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen B
Masked and Anonymous Dir. Larry Charles. With Bob Dylan, John Goodman, Jeff Bridges B+
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Dir. Peter Weir. With Russell Crowe A–
Matchstick Men Dir. Ridley Scott. With Nicolas Cage, Alison Lohman, Sam Rockwell C
The Matrix Reloaded Dirs. Larry and Andy Wachowski. With Keanu Reeves D–
The Matrix Revolutions Dirs. Larry and Andy Wachowski. With Keanu Reeves D–
May Dir. Lucky McKee. With Angela Bettis, Jeremy Sisto, Anna Faris, Merle Kennedy C
A Mighty Wind Dir. Christopher Guest. With Bob Balaban, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara C–
Millennium Actress Dir. Satoshi Kon. Animated. Voices of Miyoko Shôji, Mami Koyama B–
Millennium Mambo Dir. Hou Hsiao-hsien. With Shu Qi, Chun-hao Tuan, Jack Kao B
The Missing Dir. Ron Howard. With Cate Blanchett, Tommy Lee Jones, Eric Schweig D+
Mona Lisa Smile Dir. Mike Newell. With Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst, Julia Stiles D+
Monster Dir. Patty Jenkins. With Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern A–
Mystic River Dir. Clint Eastwood. With Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Tim Robbins B
Normal Dir. Jane Anderson. With Jessica Lange, Tom Wilkinson, Hayden Panettiere B–
Owning Mahowny Dir. Richard Kwietniowski. With Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Hurt D
©Party Monster Dirs. Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato. With Macaulay Culkin, Seth Green F
Peter Pan Dir. P.J. Hogan. With Jeremy Sumpter, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Jason Isaacs B–
Pieces of April Dir. Peter Hedges. With Katie Holmes, Patricia Clarkson, Derek Luke F
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl Dir. Gore Verbinski C
Raising Victor Vargas Dir. Peter Sollett. With Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte B+
The Safety of Objects Dir. Rose Troche. With Glenn Close, Dermot Mulroney C–
The School of Rock Dir. Richard Linklater. With Jack Black, Joan Cusack, Mike White B+
The Sea Dir. Baltasar Kormákur. With Hilmir Snaer Gudnason, Gunnar Eyjólfsson B–
Seabiscuit Dir. Gary Ross. With Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Chris Cooper C
The Secret Lives of Dentists Dir. Alan Rudolph. With Campbell Scott, Hope Davis, Denis Leary B+
Shattered Glass Dir. Billy Ray. With Hayden Christensen, Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny D+
Sisters in Cinema Dir. Yvonne Welbon. Documentary about African-American female filmmakers C
Soldier's Girl Dir. Frank Pierson. With Troy Garity, Lee Pace, Shawn Hatosy C+
Something's Gotta Give Dir. Nancy Meyers. With Diane Keaton, Jack Nicholson C
The Son Dirs. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. With Olivier Gourmet, Morgan Marinne B
Spellbound Dir. Jeffrey Blitz. Documentary about the 1999 National Spelling Bee B+
The Station Agent Dir. Tom McCarthy. With Peter Dinklage, Patricia Clarkson B
Sweet Sixteen Dir. Ken Loach. With Martin Compston, Annmarie Fulton, William Ruane B
Swimming Pool Dir. François Ozon. With Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier B–
Sylvia Dir. Christine Jeffs. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris B–
A Tale of Two Sisters Dir. Kim Ji-woon. With Lim Su-jeong, Mun Geun-yeong, Yum Jung-ah B–
Teknolust Dir. Lynn Hershman-Leeson. With Tilda Swinton, Tilda Swinton, Tilda Swinton B
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Dir. Jonathan Mostow. With Nick Stahl, Claire Danes B
Thirteen Dir. Catherine Hardwicke. With Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Holly Hunter B–
To Be and To Have (Être et avoir) Dir. Nicolas Philibert. Documentary about rural school teacher A–
The Triplets of Belleville Dir. Sylvain Chômet. Animated. Voice of Michèle Caucheteux B
Tupac: Resurrection Dir. Lauren Lazin. Documentary about murdered rap star Tupac Shakur B–
Under the Tuscan Sun Dir. Audrey Wells. With Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Vincent Riotta C+
Veronica Guerin Dir. Joel Schumacher. With Cate Blanchett, Ciarán Hinds, Gerard McSorley C–
View from the Top Dir. Bruno Barreto. With Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate D
The Weather Underground Dir. Sam Green. Documentary about "domestic terrorists" A–
Whale Rider Dir. Niki Caro. With Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene, Vicky Haughton C+
X²: X-Men United Dir. Bryan Singer. With Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen B
Yossi & Jagger Dir. Eytan Fox. With Ohad Knoller, Yehuda Levi, Aya Steinovits C


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