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  John Cusack stars in this horror flick as a novelist who decamps to Suite 1408 of a notorious hotel to test his own belief in the afterlife.
  Beyond Hatred (Au-dela de la haine)
  Olivier Meyrou's artful documentary about the aftermath and trial of a grisly gay-bashing incident in France.
  Black Sheep
  Jonathan King's campy send-up of/homage to monster horror flicks features sharp-toothed, murderous sheep run amok.
  Blood and Tears: The Arab-Israeli Conflict
  Producer and director Isidore Rosmarin's ambitious documentary seeks to provide an overview of the ongoing Arab-Israeli strife in the Middle East.
  Broken English
  Zoe Cassavetes's drama tracks a thirtysomething who laments her singlehood and resents her married friend.
  DOA: Dead or Alive
  Four voluptuous girls, each with unique fighting styles, are invited to partake in the "Dead or Alive" world fighting tournament on an exotic island.
  Eagle vs. Shark
  First-time New Zealand director Taika Waititi's debut comedy chronicles the offbeat romance between a pair of grown-up misfits.
  Evan Almighty
  Steve Carell stars in this Noah's Ark–themed comedy as an ambitious politician randomly selected by God to carry out his good work.
  Exiled (Fong Juk)
  Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
  The original unbeatable foursome is confronted by a villainous, silver surfer with a mind toward destroying everything in sight.
  Andrew Currie's action comedy is set in a small, alterna-fifties town that's been using zombies as indentured servants since a massive war way back when.
  Gypsy Caravan
  This documentary chronicles an American tour undertaken by a group of nomadic gypsy musicians from all over the world.
  Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
  A story of two couples in London, "Jhoom Barabar Jhoom" is an energetic and entertaining romantic comedy, on the magic of falling in love and the difficulty of doing anything about it.
   Lady Chatterley
  Director Pascale Ferran's expansive, ground-level take on D. H. Lawrence's erotic classic.
  Lights in the Dusk (Laitakaupungin valot)
  A comically stoic, lonely security guard gets wrapped up in a classic double-cross when he falls for a gangster's moll.
  Live Free or Die Hard
  On the Fourth of July weekend, an attack on the vulnerable United States infrastructure begins to shut down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme has figured out every modern angle… but he never figured on McClane--the old-school "analog" fly in the "digital" ointment. It's the beginning of the holiday, but New York City Detective McClane isn't celebrating. He's had yet another argument with his college-age daughter Lucy, and received a crushingly routine assignment to bring in a young hacker, Matt Farrell, for questioning by the FBI. But for McClane, the ordinary has a habit of exploding into the extraordinary--abruptly hurtling him into the wrong place at the wrong time. With Farrell's help, McClane slowly begins to understand the increasing chaos surrounding him. An attack is underway on the vulnerable United States infrastructure, shutting down the entire nation. The mysterious figure behind the scheme, Thomas Gabriel, stays several moves ahead of McClane as he implements his incredible plans, known to uber-geeks like Farrell as a "fire sale" (as in, everything must go!)
   Manufactured Landscapes
  This documentary traces the photographer Edward Burtynsky as he attempts to illustrate the vast scale of China's expansion.
   A Mighty Heart
  Michael Winterbottom's much-hyped biopic about the abduction and murder of journalist Daniel Pearl and its devastating effect on his wife.
  Nancy Drew
  The resourceful, mystery-loving heroine of the time-honored kids-book series here is transported to Hollywood High School, where she struggles to fit in with the obnoxious cliques while indulging her sleuthing bug on the side.
  Over the GW
  Tony and Sofia are two troubled teenage siblings from the Bronx. Out of options, their mother brings them over the GW Bridge to a rehab in Jersey. What is meant to be a 30-day stay turns into a traumatic two and a half years in which Tony and Sofia experience abuse, brainwashing and false imprisonment. The director of the program, Dr. Hiller, leads Tony and Sofia to believe this is the only institution that will keep them sober and if they leave they will die. Instead, the siblings enter into a psychological and physical struggle for their lives!
  Pierrot le fou (1965)
  After abandoning his wife and infant daughter for the new babysitter, a woman he'd loved and lost several years earlier, an errant husband embarks on a haphazard road to tragedy.
  Real Dirt on Farmer John
  A documentary exploring the life of John Peterson, a traditional farmer in the late sixties who was cast out by his community after turning his land into a haven for hippies and artists.
  Rescue Dawn
  Based on the true story of German-born Dieter Dengler, who dreamed of being a test pilot and thus made his way to America, where he joined the military in pursuit of his obsession to fly. On his first mission in Vietnam, he is shot down and captured by Vietcong guerrillas.
  Acclaimed filmmaker Michael Moore sets out to investigate the American healthcare system. Sticking to his tried-and-true one-man approach, Moore sheds light on the complicated medical affairs of individuals and local communities.
  Strike (Strajk - Die Heldin von Danzig)
  Volker Schlöndorff's historical drama focuses on a working-class divorced woman who organizes her fellow laborers into revolt after a tragic explosion at the shipyard where they work.
   Unborn in the USA: Inside the War on Abortion
  A surprisingly levelheaded look at the wide spectrum of organizations and individuals battling abortion.
  White Palms (Feher Tenyer)
  Hungarian director Szabolcs Hajdu's sports drama retells the story of his own brother, a gymnast with Cirque du Soleil who plays himself in the film.
  You Kill Me
  Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, N.Y. But, Frank's got a drinking problem and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not a touchy-feely kind of guy. But, he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a mortuary where he falls for the tart-tongued Laurel, a woman who is dangerously devoid of boundaries. Meanwhile, things aren't going well in Buffalo where an upstart Irish gang is threatening the family business. When violence erupts, Frank is forced to return home and with an unlikely assist from Laurel, faces old rivals on new terms.