The Weekender: ‘Most’ Wanted

Movie of the Week

A Most Violent Year
Though it came up empty at the Oscars, JC Chandor’s third film might be his best yet, expanding his scope to 1981 New York and the dirt that gets on everyone hands even when trying to run a clean business. Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain are at the peak of their powers right now.

The Boy Next Door
Strange Magic

Still Alice – Angelika Plano, The Magnolia

Blu-Ray Pick

My Winnipeg [The Criterion Collection]
My Winnipeg [The Criterion Collection]
Guy Maddin’s phantasmagorical tribute/dismissal of his hometown is one of the best movies you’ll ever see, even if it eschews anything approaching convention.

Annabelle (29%)
The Boxtrolls (75%) – Academy Award nominee for Best Animated Feature
The Drop (89%)
The Green Prince (77%)
Life’s a Breeze (46%)
Lucy (66%)
May in the Summer (62%)
Rudderless (63%)
White Bird in a Blizzard (49%)
Winter in the Blood (64%)
The Zero Theorem (52%)

Satisfaction (Season 1)

Eskimo Nell
La Belle Captive
Love is the Devil
The Palm Beach Story [The Criterion Collection]*
Toxic Avenger IV: Citizen Toxie
Track the Man Down
War & Peace
The Weapon
The Woman They Almost Lynched
World for Ransom


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