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Broken English

$10.95 | 98 minutes

Known mainly for playing quirkily comic characters, Parker Posey shows she can tackle a serious role just as skillfully in Zoe Cassevetes's moving film. BROKEN ENGLISH stars Posey as Nora Wilder, a thirtysomething whose disastrous dating experiences in the Big Apple have put her on the verge of giving up all hope when it comes to love…

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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

$11.95 | 330 minutes

This 1969 Western encapsulates the genre, with dramatic chase scenes on horseback through breathtaking landscapes, daring robberies of banks and trains, true comradery between cowboys who would risk their lives for one another, and copious amounts of renegade charm…

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Candyman

$11.95 | 99 minutes

Folklorics graduate student Helen Lyle's (Virginia Madsen) thesis research leads her into the urban underworld of Chicago's Cabrini-Green housing projects, whose residents are genuinely terrified of "Candyman" (Tony Todd), a legendary figure with a hook for a hand. Skeptical, she "summons" him in front of a mirror and discovers with horror…

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Carrie

$11.95 | 98 minutes

Carrie, a shy teenager with a fiercely religious and oppressive mother, struggles to come to terms with her emerging sexuality and extraordinary telekinetic powers. Just as she's beginning to enjoy a sudden change in her life, a cruel practical joke drives her to a monstrous act of revenge and destruction…

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Catfish

$11.95 | 88 minutes

Love and identity become twisted across the lines of the Internet in this documentary from filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman. Nev Schulman is a photographer who one day received a surprising e-mail message -- Abby, an eight-year-old girl in Michigan, had seen his picture in a newspaper and wanted permission to paint a portrait…

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Circle of Deceit

$23.95 | 108 minutes

Volker Schlondorff's CIRCLE OF DECEIT eloquently captures the chaos of war through the eyes of German journalist Georg (Bruno Ganz). As his marriage quickly degrades, Georg decides to escape to war-torn Beirut, where he hopes to document the country's civil war in an essay for his newspaper. Along with his photographer friend Hoffman&hellip…

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Code Unknown

$23.95 | 113 minutes

CODE UNKNOWN tracks a series of events that unfold in like a chain reaction, all stemming from a minor event that brings the film's five characters together. Set in Paris, France, Anne (Juliette Binoche) is an actress whose boyfriend Georges (Thierry Neuvic) photographs the war in Kosovo. Georges' brother, Jean (Alexandre Hamidi), is&hellip…

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Comedy of Power

$21.95 | 110 minutes

The latest thriller from French New Wave veteran Claude Chabrol opens with a tongue-in-cheek claim that it does not depict real events, even though it's timely and provocative account of corporate and political corruption was inspired by a real-life scandal involving a French oil giant and several top-level politicians. The stunning and&hellip…

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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

$11.95 | 120 minutes

Known for making films about familial relationships, director Ang Lee surprised everyone with his martial arts epic CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON. Based on a novel by Wang Du Lu, CROUCHING TIGER starts with the revenge plot common in the wuxia stories that Lee loved as a child, then adds a feminist twist. Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun Fat) is…

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Dad on the Run

$21.95 | 90 minutes

In this quirky French comedy, a Jewish father (Clément Sibony) discovers that according to tradition, he must bury the foreskin of his newborn son. Attempts to do so lead to hilarious hijinks on the streets of Paris. Dante Desarthe's film features an excellent klezmer score&hellip…

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