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Secret HonorSecret Honor (1984) Recommended
Dir. Robert Altman
Feat. Philip Baker Hall
A fictionalized monologue adapted from the stage by playwrights Donald Freed and Arnold M. Stone, with the great Philip Baker Hall as former…
Hard EightHard Eight (Sydney) (1996) Recommended
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Philip Baker Hall, John C. Reilly, Gwyneth Paltrow
Cucumber–cool first feature set in the thick of Reno's casino culture, boasts four superb character–based performances and extended…
Insider, TheInsider, The (1999) Aro Favourite
Dir. Michael Mann
Feat. Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer
A brooding masterpiece from dir. Mann (HEAT), who finally wrestles down a topic of sufficient weight to justify the peerless brilliance of his…
MagnoliaMagnolia (2000)
Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
Feat. Tom Cruise, Jason Robards Jr., William H. Macy
A sprawling, stylistically–impressive but moribund domestic melodrama about Californian amorality and redemption (of sorts), with interleaved…
Sum of All Fears, TheSum of All Fears, The (2002)
Dir. Phillip Alden Anderson
Feat. Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Philip Baker Hall
A nightmarish post–9/11 thriller from Tom Clancy, with Ben Affleck taking the place of Harrison Ford as CIA–man Jack Ryan, here hunting…
DogvilleDogville (2003) Recommended
Dir. Lars Von Trier
Feat. Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall
This fierce parable of hypocrisy, exploitation and revenge set on a “soundstage” version of 1930s America is a brilliant conception of dir. Lars…
In Good CompanyIn Good Company (2004)
Dir. Paul Weitz
Feat. Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson
Grappling with the personal dynamics and conflicts of corporate culture in a marketing department, this has a youthful upstart (Grace) promoted over…
Matador, TheMatador, The (2005)
Dir. Richard Shepard
Feat. Pierce Brosnan, Greg Kinnear, Hope Davis
Deftly–toned comedy tracks the chance meeting in Mexico City of a sleazy, aging hitman (Brosnan) and a struggling dotcom consultant (Kinnear),…
All Good ThingsAll Good Things (2010)
Dir. Andrew Jarecki
Feat. Ryan Gosling, Kirsten Dunst, Frank Langella
Bizarre account of a notorious unsolved murder with Ryan Gosling as an eccentric business heir who's wife mysteriously disappears in the…
Mr. Popper's PenguinsMr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Dir. Mark Waters
Feat. Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury
Jim Carrey grins and bears his way through this good–natured animal farce, about a businessman who inherits six penguins, and promptly…

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