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06.16.09
9:08 p.m.

Adam

By Tasha Chemplavil

Biopics about famously accomplished people who succeed despite their handicaps are prime Oscar fodder. But fictional films about ordinary people with disabilities are much more unpredictable. Read more...

06.16.09
9:01 p.m.

The Headless Woman

By Julie Seabaugh

Betrayal, unconditional love, decay and the disparate lots in life (and death) doled out by chance make for implicit yet meaty themes. Read more...

06.16.09
12:09 a.m.

Palermo Shooting

By Julie Seabaugh

Palermo is a visually stunning meditation on living life to the fullest. It’s also refreshingly dark, brooding and a little disorienting, though nearly to the point of self-indulgence. Read more...

06.15.09
1:24 p.m.

Bronson

By T.R. Witcher

Bronson tells the story of petty thief Michael Peterson, sentenced to prison in 1974, who changed his name to Charles Bronson and over the next three decades gained notoriety as Britain’s most violent prisoner. Read more...

06.15.09
12:44 p.m.

World’s Greatest Dad

By Josh Bell

Comedian-turned-filmmaker Bobcat Goldthwait may seem like a depraved sicko, but if you get past the synopses and actually watch his films, you’ll discover that the guy’s clearly a softie at heart. Read more...

06.15.09
12:08 a.m.

Godspeed

By Josh Bell

Religious fervor gone horribly wrong informs the slow but often engrossing thriller Godspeed, which takes place in the harsh but beautiful wilds of Alaska. Read more...

06.15.09
12:04 a.m.

Mercy

By Tasha Chemplavil

Actor Scott Caan, who also wrote and produced Mercy, is convincing as a silver-tongued womanizer and even as a man experiencing love for the first time. Read more...

06.14.09
12:24 p.m.

Modus Operandi

By Benjamin Spacek

Modus Operandi is a mash-up of crime, espionage and spy-thriller movies. It’s full of chases, double-crosses and exploding heads. Read more...

06.14.09
12:19 p.m.

Moon

By Benjamin Spacek

Sam Rockwell puts on an impressive one-man performance in Moon, in which he plays the lone operator of a lunar space station. Read more...

06.14.09
12:09 p.m.

Winnebago Man

By Julie Seabaugh

Who is the man behind the madness of the viral video “Winnebago Man,” and how has the clip full of four letter words affected his life? Read more...

06.14.09
12:01 p.m.

Youth Knows No Pain

By Tasha Chemplavil

McCabe found characters who are too unbelievable to be made up: Norman based his facial rejuvenation on Jack Nicholson. Sherry spent $35,000 rebuilding herself and her self-confidence. Read more...

06.14.09
11:44 a.m.

Humpday

By Josh Bell

Indie comedy Humpday (already a big hit at Sundance and Cannes), is about two old buddies who concoct a drunken plan to enter an amateur porn festival with a movie featuring, in their words, “two straight dudes bonin’.” Read more...

06.14.09
11:28 a.m.

The Revenant

By Josh Bell

em>The Revenant starts off as a goofy, irreverent buddy comedy with gore in the vein of Shaun of the Dead. Read more...

06.14.09
11:19 a.m.

Asylum Seekers

By T.R. Witcher

Asylum Seekers begins with a promising premise: Six social misfits seek to opt out of society by competing against each other for one spot in an asylum. Read more...

06.14.09
11:15 a.m.

Thor at the Bus Stop

By Josh Bell

Thor isn’t a supernatural movie; it’s more like magic realism, with elements like the thunder god and a guy wandering around impaled by a yield sign mixing with more grounded stories about relationships and family. Read more...