Murder By Numbers

Sandra Bullock got little credit for branching out as a gum-chewing, neurotic hardcase in this clever Barbet Schroeder cop thriller. Two Dostoyevsky students commit the perfect murder as an intellectual…

Love Liza

Seymour Hoffman tour de force as grieving loner

Marty

Delbert Mann's earnest 1955 slice-of-life drama about an ordinary Bronx butcher (Ernest Borgnine) mustering the courage to find a girlfriend earned four Oscars—Best Picture plus one each for Borgnine, Mann…

Boudu Saved From Drowning

Jean Renoir's 1932 blueprint for Paul Mazursky's heavy-handed 1986 remake Down And Out In Beverly Hills stars Michel Simon as a Parisian tramp rescued from suicidal despair by kindly bookseller…

Clearlake – Cedars

Intensely moving, Simon Raymonde-co-produced follow-up to 2001's Lido

Cool Hand Luke

More brilliantly bilious dispatches from This England

Shearwater – Everybody Makes Mistakes

Hailing from the same US stable as The Mendoza Line, the Austin, Texas quartet Shearwater embrace a drowsier strain of melancholy on their second LP—all shuffling shades of piano, picked…

A Mixed Experience

The Experience's English farewell at the Albert Hall, and Hendrix's at the Isle of Wight, plus an unreleased 1970 concert

True Lies

Extraordinary, inspired madness from the Being John Malkovich team

Analyze That

Bobby and Billy return in flat sequel