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An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. [more inside]
Movie: The Master
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by the Cause and its charismatic leader. [more inside]
This quiet, powerful film takes place in a 1964 Roman Catholic elementary school in the Bronx. Sister James (Amy Adams) tells the strict principal (Meryl Streep) that Father Flynn (Philip Seymour Hoffman) might have too much personal attention with the school's only black student, thus leading to a crusade against Flynn. Viola Davis has one scene only as Donald Miller's mother. [more inside]
Movie: Punch-Drunk Love
A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding. [more inside]
Movie: 25th Hour
The story of the last twenty-four hours Monty Brogan (Norton) gets to spend with his two best friends and his girlfriend before he goes to prison for seven years for pushing heroin. [more inside]
Movie: Nobody's Fool
A stubborn man past his prime reflects on his life of strict independence and seeks more out of himself. [more inside]
Movie: Scent of a Woman
A prep school student needing money agrees to "babysit" a blind man, but the job is not at all what he anticipated. Directed by Martin Brest, starring Al Pacino and Chris O'Donnel [more inside]
Movie: God's Pocket
A blue collar worker tries to cover things up when his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident, but a local reporter senses that something's amiss.
Movie: A Most Wanted Man
A Chechen Muslim illegally immigrates to Hamburg, where he gets caught in the international war on terror. As the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish his true identity: oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist? Philip Seymour Hoffman's last starring role. Based on John le Carré's novel.