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2009 National Board of Review

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(500) Days of Summer

$11.95 | 95 minutes

Spotlight Award

500 Days Of Summer is a HIGH FIDELITY and ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND. 500 Days Of Summer sheds a linear plot in favor of a memory-driven look at a failed romance. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (BRICK) stars as Tom, a greeting-card writer who dreams of becoming an architect and finding his true love. Zooey Deschanel&hellip…

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The Messenger

$10.95 | 113 minutes

Best Supporting Actor – Woody Harrelson
Spotlight Award

An Iraq War veteran who just narrowly escaped death in combat struggles with his new post at the Casualty Notification Office in this military drama starring Ben Foster, Woody Harrelson, Jena Malone, and Samantha Morton. Will Montgomery&hellip…

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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

$19.95 | 94 minutes

Freedom Of Expression Award

In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a top military strategist working for the RAND Corporation, leaked a 7,000 page document known as the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Disenchanted with the nation's conduct in Vietnam, Ellsberg believed the release of the top secret paper -- which outlined the "secret&hellip…

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2004 National Board of Review

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Stage Beauty

$7.95 | 109 minutes

Special Recognition for Excellence in Filmmaking

Billy Crudup and Claire Danes give extraordinary performances in Richard Eyre's STAGE BEAUTY, set in Restoration England in the 1660s. After Oliver Cromwell's 18-year ban on stage productions, King Charles II took the throne and encouraged the return of the theater; however, women&hellip…

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Garden State

$11.95 | 103 minutes

Best Debut Director

Andrew "Large" Largeman (Zach Braff of TV's Scrubs) is returning home to New Jersey for the first time in nine years to attend his mother's funeral. A struggling actor in Los Angeles, he's been living under clouds of medication prescribed by his psychiatrist father (Ian Holm). After drifting through the funeral&hellip…

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Being Julia

$7.95 | 104 minutes

NBR Award, Best Actress

As she enters her early 40s, London theater actress Julia Lambert (Annette Bening) starts having a nervous breakdown. She still rules the West End, but is growing too old for ingenue parts. When Tom Fennell (Shaun Evans), an adoring lad half her age, comes into her life, a clandestine affair begins. Though&hellip…

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2001 National Board of Review

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Monster's Ball

$7.95 | 112 minutes

Best Actress
Best Actor

Set in modern Mississippi, MONSTER'S BALL subtly examines the impact of personal loss and the transforming power of human connection. The movie begins in the state penitentiary's death row, where father-and-son prison guards Hank (Billy Bob Thornton) and Sonny Grotowski (Heath Ledger) administer the&hellip…

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2000 National Board of Review

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Before Night Falls

$15.95 | 133 minutes

Best Actor

The life of Reinaldo Arenas, an exiled Cuban homosexual writer, is chronicled in an adaptation of his memoir BEFORE NIGHT FALLS, directed by Julian Schnabel (BASQUIAT). Javier Bardem (in an Oscar-nominated performance) portrays Arenas as he journeys from poverty to university to the sexual revolution and homosexual&hellip…

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Traffic

$34.95 | 147 minutes

Best Director

Steven Soderbergh followed up his critical and commercial smash ERIN BROCKOVICH with this wildly exhilarating exploration of the complex, multilayered international drug problem. The film tells three seemingly disparate stories that loosely intersect and overlap, unfurling at a frantic, relentless pace. In the first&hellip…

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1999 National Board of Review

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All About My Mother

$16.95 | 101 minutes

Best Foreign Language Film

Spanish director Pedro Almodvar's tender, intelligent drama follows the emotional journey of Manuela, an organ transplant coordinator who scours the back alleys and gutters of Barcelona in search of her errant ex-husband (a half-transsexual prostitute named Lola), saddled with the devastating news that&hellip…

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1995 National Board of Review

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Shanghai Triad

$26.95 | 109 minutes

Best Foreign Film

A visually dazzling gangster film from director Zhang Yimou. Nightclub singer Xiao Jingbao lives a pampered life as the mistress of Shanghai godfather Mr. Tang. However, she gets in over her head after she begins an affair with Song, Mr. Tang's number two man, who wants to wrench control of the crime dynasty&hellip…

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1994 National Board of Review

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Hoop Dreams

$21.95 | 171 minutes

Best Documentary

A highly acclaimed, Oscar-overlooked documentary about the hopes and dreams of two inner city youths who see basketball, and especially acceptance to a school known for its outstanding basketball program, as their ticket out of poverty. Appearances by Isiah Thomas, Dick Vitale, Spike Lee and Bobby Knight. Academy&hellip…

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1985 National Board of Review

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Blood Simple

$11.95 | 96 minutes

Best Picture(Nominee)

When a bar owner discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife, a complex web of deceit and double crosses ensues in a small Texas town. The Coen brothers' first picture is an intricately plotted film noir filled with surprises at each turn. The cast, largely unkown at the time, includes&hellip…

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1974 National Board of Review

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Lacombe, Lucien

$25.95 | 138 minutes

Best Supporting Actor

This unflinching film by legendary director Louis Malle was one of the first of its time to openly discuss the troublesome issue of French collaboration with the Nazis during World War II. It follows an innocent young man (the very talented Pierre Blaise, who was killed in a car accident a year after the&hellip…

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1964 National Board of Review

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

$7.95 | 119 minutes

Best Foreign Film(Nominee)

YESTERDAY, TODAY, and TOMORROW from director Vittorio De Sica features the most popular male and female leads of the Italian 20th century cinema, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni. Directed by Vittorio De Sica (THE BICYCLE THIEF, THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS), and costumed by Christian Dior&hellip…

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1949 National Board of Review

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Bicycle Thieves

$34.95 | 89 minutes

Best Director
Best Picture

The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's Italian Neorealist masterwork, BICYCLE THIEVES, is a treasure of world cinema. After nearly two years of unemployment, Antonio (Lamberto Maggiorani) finally finds work posting bills. But he needs a bicycle to do the job. Unfortunately, he&hellip…

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