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Pick of the Week


Indie filmmaker Andrew Bujalski enlists Guy Pearce and others for his new movie

New This Week

The Connection

The French-made Connection owes much to The French Connection


Opens Wednesday.

Félix & Meira

A Hasidic wife and a nonreligious man find love together in Montreal

The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence)

Did anyone really ask for a third helping of this stomach-turning provocation?

San Andreas

This is how the world ends, not with a bang, but with a guffaw

Tanu Weds Manu Returns

Bollywood rom-com

First-Run Movies

The Age of Adaline

Romantic hokum, well done


Cameron Crowe parks this rom-com in Hawaii

American Sniper

Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper tell Chris Kyle's war story.

Arlo & Julie

Steve Mims concocts a mischievous story about a happy, if rudderless Austin couple

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Moviegoers Assemble!

Bombay Velvet

Indian crime drama


Simple, elegant, and lovely, this live-action fairy tale enchants

Clouds of Sils Maria

Juliette Binoche, Kristen Stewart, and Chloë Grace Moretz mix wonderfully in this drama

Danny Collins

Al Pacino is an aging rock & roller who makes an entertaining play for redemption

The Divergent Series: Insurgent

The kids are on the run – again

Do You Believe?

Mira Sorvino stars in this faith-based movie

Ex Machina

Smart, sinister sci-fi film about human error and techno-terror

Far From the Madding Crowd

This Thomas Hardy adaptation is a reflection of our times

5 Flights Up

Morgan Freeman and Diane Keaton play a long-married couple who consider moving from their apartment

Furious 7

Furiouser and furiouser

Get Hard

Send this one directly to comedy jail


Jim Parsons and Rihanna pleasingly voice cartoon characters

Hot Pursuit

Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara are on the run

In the Name of My Daughter

The Affaire Le Roux, a famous missing-person case, is the subject of this French drama


Insidious, from the original Saw team, lacks thrills and originality.


In one of his final films, doc legend Albert Maysles profiles fashion maven Iris Apfel

It Follows

A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative

Jupiter Ascending

The Wachowskis' space opera starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum is a visual dazzler but a narrative splice-and-dice.

Kingsman: The Secret Service

This comic-book riff on James Bond films finds fun amid the ultraviolence.

The Lazarus Effect

Medical students try to bring the dead back to life.


Telugu film

Little Boy

Can the power of faith change the course of history?

The Longest Ride

It's the latest romancer from Nicholas Sparks' by-the-numbers playbook

Mad Max: Fury Road

Glorious action cinema abounds on Fury Road

McFarland, USA

Despite heavy sports-underdog cliches, this film with Kevin Costner as the coach of an all-Latino high school track team taps into a lot of modern realities.

Monkey Kingdom

Disneynature doc profiles Sri Lanka's famed Temple Troop of toque macaques


We extend a big bear hug to Paddington.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Kevin James' Segway-riding security guard is back


Bollywood film

Pitch Perfect 2

Lightning may not be rebottled the second time around, but it's still a toe-tapping good time


They're here … again. But why?

Saint Laurent

The celebrated fashion designer is tracked from 1967 to his death in 2008 in this live-action biopic

The Salt of the Earth

The amazing work of photographer Sebastião Salgado is scrutinized in this doc

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Richard Gere joins in the fun at this revived hotel for seniors.

Slow West

A whimsical and wistful fable follows a young romantic and a hard-nosed realist out West

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water

The lovable gang from the animated TV show leaves Bikini Bottom to come ashore.

36 Vayadhinile


Seeming more like a calculation than a flight of fancy, this adventure tale has both hits and misses


Social media strikes back in this grisly teen horror

The Water Diviner

Russell Crowe stars in and directs this historical drama

What We Do in the Shadows

Cleverly executed, this vampire spoof by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, is a lot of fun.

Where Hope Grows

A sinner finds redemption with the help of a a young man with Down syndrome

While We're Young

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts suffer a midlife funk in Noah Baumbach's latest

Woman in Gold

Helen Mirren plays an aging Jew who wants to win back a painting looted from her family by the Nazis

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