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  • Twice Upon a Yesterday

    Movie

    1998 • R • Comedy, Drama, Science Fiction & Fantasy

    A struggling actor stumbles upon a romantic do-over.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Spanish director Maria Ripoll’s debut film is a quirky, cross-cultural romantic comedy that has some fun with the idea of fate.

    Out of work actor Victor is drunk and...

  • I Am David

    Movie

    2004 • PG • Drama

    A 12-year-old boy escapes an Eastern European prison camp.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Pre-‘Bridesmaids,’ post-‘Freaks and Geeks’ Paul Feig made his directorial debut with this affecting adaptation of Anne Holm's novel.

    David is a young orphan, alone in Bulgarian labor camp wher...

  • Hide Your Smiling Faces

    Movie

    2013 • NR • Drama

    Tragedy forces two adolescent brothers to confront mortality.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A dreamlike portrait of small town youth that we think is truly a hidden gem.

    Two young brothers - nine-year-old Tommy and 14-year-old Eric - are in the midst of a long, hazy, classic rural ...

  • Brooklyn Castle

    Movie

    2012 • PG • Documentary

    An inspiring documentary about champion chess students.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This intimate documentary about how chess transformed a poverty-stricken junior high school will checkmate even the staunchest cynic.

    Brooklyn IS 318 doesn’t have funding, but it has the ded...

  • SLC Punk
    Movie

    SLC Punk

    Movie

    1988 • R • Comedy, Drama, Music & Musicals

    Meet the only punk rockers in 1980s Salt Lake City.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: James Merendino’s loosely autobiographical tale is a fresh, funny portrayal of suburbanite punk rockers with a top-notch soundtrack.

    Recent college grads and proud punk rock ...

  • Japanese Story
    Movie + 1 extra

    Japanese Story

    Movie + 1 extra

    2003 • R • Romance, Drama, International

    A haunting cross-cultural love story with a twist.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: An unexpected love story featuring Toni Collette in one of her best performances to date.

    Toni Collette shows her astonishing range in this at times devastating romantic drama, ...

  • Panic
    Movie

    Panic

    Movie

    2000 • R • Comedy, Crimes & Thriller, Drama

    William H. Macy plays a hit man with a midlife crisis.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This offbeat portrayal of a gun-for-hire on the brink of a breakdown is a fresh, humorous look at dysfunctional family ties.

    A dark comedy-thriller starring William H. Mac...

  • Ran
    Ran
    Movie + 3 extras

    Ran

    Movie + 3 extras

    1985 • R • International, War, Drama

    This grand epic take on King Lear is a triumph.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Akira Kurosawa's late-career masterpiece explodes with color.

    A powerful 16th-century warlord divides his kingdom among his three sons. Violence, betrayal and chaos ensue as they battle...

  • Scary Movie

    Movie

    2000 • R • Comedy

    Keenen Ivory Wayans launches a horror parody franchise.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This clever, crude send-up of horror classics is packed with copious pop culture references any movie lover will appreciate.

    Bumbling teenagers are pursued by the inept Ghostface killer. The mind...

  • The Broken Circle Breakdown

    Movie

    2013 • NR • Drama, International, Music & Musicals

    A Belgian drama steeped in love, tragedy and bluegrass.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: The amazing music in this film version of Johan Heldenbergh and Mieke Dobbels’ play is matched by the sparkling performances of its leads.

    Elise is a talented tatt...

  • La Grande Illusion

    Movie

    1937 • NR • Drama, War, International

    Jean Renoir’s eloquent antiwar masterpiece.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Renoir’s drama was the first foreign film to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar® and is often hailed as one of the best movies ever made.

    Two French soldiers, the aristocratic Captain ...

  • The Guard
    Movie

    The Guard

    Movie

    2011 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Comedy, International

    A corrupt Irish cop is assigned a straight-laced FBI agent.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Brendan Gleeson shines in a refreshing variation on the familiar buddy-cop formula.

    Straight-laced FBI Agent Everett is sent to Dublin to help with a drug bu...

  • Searching for Bobby Fischer

    Movie

    1993 • PG • Biography, Drama, Sports

    A young chess prodigy struggles with the burden of his gift.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: You don't have to know or love chess to appreciate this insightful look at the price of genius.

    Josh Waitzkin is just a regular 7-year-old kid – until one day, he shows a...

  • Wildflower

    Movie

    1991 • PG-13 • Drama, Romance

    Resourceful teens help an abused girl in the 1930s South.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A young Reese Witherspoon and Patricia Arquette shine in this touching story that was also Diane Keaton’s full-length directorial debut.

    In the rural South of the 1930s, teenage sib...

  • The Hurt Locker
    Movie + 4 extras

    The Hurt Locker

    Movie + 4 extras

    2008 • R • War, Drama, Award Winning

    A ground-breaking film about bomb techs that won 6 Oscars®.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This intense, impressively acted war epic is widely considered one of the best dramatic interpretations of the Iraq War.

    Sergeant First Class William James is the leader of...

  • Perfume
    Movie

    Perfume

    Movie

    2001 • R • Drama

    A week in the lives of fashion industry luminaries.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: While the director and screenwriter outlined the character arcs for each storyline, each actor improvised their dialogue completely.

    High-profile fashion industry players converge on the eve of a major...

  • Georgia
    Movie

    Georgia

    Movie

    1995 • R • Drama, Music & Musicals, Award Winning

    Some people just want to watch themselves burn.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Powerhouse performances elevate this timeless tale of sisterly strife, which earned 3.5/4 stars from Roger Ebert.

    Lost in the throes of drug and alcohol addiction, blues-r...

  • Eulogy
    Movie

    Eulogy

    Movie

    2004 • R • Comedy, Drama

    Dysfunction rules at the funeral of a family patriarch.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: A strong ensemble cast including Zooey Deschanel, Hank Azaria, Ray Romano, and Debra Winger delivers deadpan humor with perfect pitch.

    Three generations of the dysfunctional Collins family...

  • The Silence of the Lambs
    Movie + 3 extras

    The Silence of the Lambs

    Movie + 3 extras

    1991 • R • Crimes & Thrillers, Horror, Award Winning

    The first horror film to win five Oscars.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This iconic, arguably unsurpassed thriller gave us one of the most terrifying villains of all time in Anthony Hopkins’ Hannibal Lecter.

    A young F.B.I. cadet confronts an incar...

  • Steal This Movie
    Movie + 1 extra

    Steal This Movie

    Movie + 1 extra

    2000 • R • Biography, Drama, Romance

    The awakening of 1960s radical Abbie Hoffman.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This revealing portrait of the influential anti-war activist offers a simultaneously entertaining and authentic look at a moment in time.

    A dramatic account of one of America's most visib...

  • Cabin Fever

    Movie

    2003 • R • Horror, Crimes & Thrillers

    Beware of flesh-eating viruses in the woods.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Horror director Eli Roth’s debut pays loving, bloody homage to genre classics ‘The Evil Dead’ and ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.’

    Five college friends head to a remote cabin in the woods...

  • Computer Chess
    Movie + 1 extra

    Computer Chess

    Movie + 1 extra

    2013 • NR • Comedy

    "A funny, low-key look at nerd culture..."- H. Hart, Wired

    WHY WE PICKED IT: An inventive and eccentric look at the time before technology fit in your pocket, shot entirely on 1980s-era video.

    Computer chess software programmers convene over a weekend in a contest betw...

  • Clueless
    Movie + 2 extras

    Clueless

    Movie + 2 extras

    1995 • PG-13 • Comedy, Romance

    The clever comedy that gifted us with the phrase “as if.”

    WHY WE PICKED IT: This oft-quoted comedy helped launch the careers of Paul Rudd and Alicia Silverstone – oh, and became a beloved cult classic. Whatever.

    In Amy Heckerling’s clever adaptation of Jane...

  • Desperado
    Movie

    Desperado

    Movie

    1995 • R • Action & Adventure, Crimes & Thrillers

    Antonio Banderas as a vengeful troubadour-turned-gunslinger.

    WHY WE PICKED IT: Robert Rodriguez winningly expands on the scruffy no-budget wonder of ‘El Mariachi’ in this bloody, adrenaline-packed pulp western.

    The second installment in ...