Visioneer George Washington Winsterhammerman (Zach Galifianakis) lives a comfortable but monotonous life in this slightly futuristic black comedy. But when people start exploding from stress and George is showing early symptoms, he’s forced to examine his life. Taking a look at his prestigious job, his sexless marriage and his resistance to life coaching, George reconsiders the philosophy of happiness through mindless activity.
When puppeteer Craig Schwartz discovers a portal into John Malkovich’s brain, he decides to sell 15-minute excursions into the esteemed actor’s mind. But soon, Craig’s wife becomes obsessed with the experience.
In this offbeat indie tale, Hollywood screenwriter Charlie Kaufman battles immense feelings of insecurity and impotence as he struggles to adapt The Orchid Thief — a book about a mercurial orchid poacher named John Laroche.
After learning that his mercurial ex-girlfriend, Clementine Kruczynski (Kate Winslet), has undergone an experimental medical process to purge all memories of him, mild-mannered Joel Barish (Jim Carrey) opts for the same procedure. But during the operation, he decides he doesn’t want to lose what’s left of their relationship and tries to conceal her image in his memory cells. This quirky romantic comedy won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.
When the older brother (Tommy Nash) he idolizes is run off the road by a ruthless drug dealer (Darren Thomas) during a nighttime street race known as Sepulveda Suicide, Rick Merchant (Jaz Martin) channels his grief into getting revenge behind the wheel. But to win, he’ll need to modify his trusty 1978 Datsun 280Z — with help from a pretty mechanic (Hennely Jimenez) — to get the maximum speed out of its machinery.
This vintage samurai film from director Tadashi Imai follows the escalating tension between friends who find themselves trapped in a cycle of obligation and honor that ultimately forces them to wield their blades against one another.
Left with one eye and one arm after a brutal attack that nearly ended his mission, clan member Samanosuke takes on a new identity — that of fearless samurai Tange Sazen — and sets out to keep a powerful urn out of evil hands.
Inner-city dweller Ghost Dog rises above the chaos that surrounds him by adopting the strict lifestyle of the samurai warrior in director Jim Jarmusch’s crime drama, nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.
Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau play battling newspapermen in 1920s Chicago in this fast-paced version of the comedy classic from director Billy Wilder. Lemmon is ace reporter Hildy Johnson and Matthau his irascible editor, Walter Burns. Hildy wants to quit and marry Peggy Grant (Susan Sarandon), but Walter will do anything to stop him, and an escaped killer (Austin Pendleton) gives him just the scoop he needs to lure Hildy back to work.
One of the CIA’s top international operatives, Miles Kendig is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, Kendig begins writing a memoir that exposes the secrets of every intelligence agency in the world.
Bigwig Hollywood producer Joe Mulholland (Walter Matthau) finds himself in way over his head when, in an attempt to fulfill a promise he made to a dying friend, sets out to make a movie adaptation of a markedly uncinematic sex manual called Love in Sex. Charles Grodin, who also writes and produces this satire, co-stars as Herb Derman, the screenwriter cursed with the near-impossible job of turning the book into a screen-worthy tale.
In a strange land where East meets West, two rival gangs — the Heike Reds and the Genji Whites — are locked in a deadly feud over a fortune in gold until a lone hero (Hideaki Ito) comes to town, meets the gangs’ various victims and tries to restore order. Director Quentin Tarantino guest stars as a gunslinger in this visually stunning spaghetti Western from Japanese cult film director Takashi Miike.
This Western imagines the later career of Butch Cassidy, who escapes to Bolivia where he leads a quiet life with the woman he loves. That is until he meets up with a Spanish robber who promises him one last adventure he can’t refuse.