If you’re in the mood for . . .
A fun postmodern adaptation of an obscure old book: Tristram Shandy. Michael Winterbottom’s making-of comedy cheerfully mocks actors’ narcissism, war re-enactors, and literary fetishism.
A controversial postmodern epic about slavery: Manderlay. Sadly, Lars Von Trier films make us seasick, but he is a genius and all, so maybe you should go see his ambiguous moral comedy about race.