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James McAvoy and Jessica Chastain star in 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby

By Kevin Taft | Sep 12
A heartbreaking character study of a relationship in turmoil, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them" features two of the best performances of the year and a tremendous character study of love and loss.

Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig star in 'The Skeleton Twins'

The Skeleton Twins

By Kevin Taft | Sep 12
Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader do Oscar-worthy work in a funny, but heart-breaking tale of two siblings struggling with life.

Mavis Staples in 'Take Me to the River'

Take Me To The River

By Louise Adams | Sep 12
Martin Shore's vivid, soulful documentary commemorates the importance of Memphis in the music industry, focusing on Royal Studios and Stax Records.

Nathan Gamble and Cozi Zuehlsdorff star in 'Dolphin Tale 2'

Dolphin Tale 2

By Charlie Nash | Sep 12
"Dolphin Tale 2" probably won't appeal to anyone over the age of 12, but, much like its predecessor, it's an undeniably sweet film that's bound to win over the hearts of kids, and maybe even their parents too.

A scene from 'At the Devil's Door'

At the Devil's Door

By Kevin Taft | Sep 12
Director Nicholas ("The Pact") McCarthy's latest horror entry is an unnerving and fresh twist on the possession genre.

Last Days in Vietnam

By Monique Rubens Krohn | Sep 10
A revealing look at the chaotic last days of the Vietnam War, when departing Americans had to decide which Vietnamese would be evacuated and who would remain to face death or inevitable violence.

A scene from 'My Old Lady'

My Old Lady

By Robert Nesti | Sep 10
Great casting elevates "My Old Lady," Israel Horovitz's romantic drama about romance and real estate in Paris.

Jason Bateman and Olivia Wilde star in 'The Longest Week.'

The Longest Week

By Jocelyn Noveck | Sep 5
Jason Bateman plays a privileged, pampered, narcissistic New Yorker whose sole effort at productivity in life is his meandering work on a novel called "The Directionless Generation."

Ed Harris stars in 'Frontera'

Frontera

By Sheri Linden | Sep 5
At once understated and slightly pulpy, the film comes down squarely on the side of compassion. It's no polemic, but neither is it as character-driven as it aims to be.

Robin Wright stars in 'The Congress'

The Congress

By Brian Shaer | Aug 29
I hesitate to say this, but "The Congress" is probably best enjoyed while not entirely sober. This is a metaphysical acid trip of a movie that forces the viewer to think about his place in the world, not just presently, but in the future.