Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead
By Lumet, Sidney
Hoffman, Philip Seymour
This movie has flawless acting by Philip Seymour Hoffman and Ethan Hawke, and brings a Shakespearean sense of tragedy to a thoroughly modern setting.
Be Kind Rewind
By Gondry, Michael
This movie has a charming silliness that is disarming and affecting.
By Anderson, Brad
Don’t miss this overlooked mystery-on-a-train movie starring Ben Kingsley, Emily Mortimer, and Woody Harrelson.
By Bayona, Juan Antonio
This immensely creepy ghost story was directed by a protégée of Guillermo del Toro and has some of the same visual appeal as Pan’s Labyrinth.
Don’t miss this excellent but disturbing documentary with an unexpected twist at the end.