This Week at the Movies, Part 1 (Jan. 25-27, 2013)

Our critics have been hard at work reviewing the latest films. Here is a look at what’s coming out this weekend (in select cities, check your local listings) and what else may be in theaters right now.

Opening: January 25-27, 2013

Wide (United Kingdom)

The Last Stand

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Lincoln

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2013 Films In Theaters Now In Select Areas

56 Up

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Blancanieves

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Broken City

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Everyday

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Gangster Squad

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Let My People Go!

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Mama

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Outside Satan

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The Pirogue

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What Richard Did

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2013 Films Not Yet In Theaters

The Chef

Dragan Antulov @ Draxblog VI [Croatian]

Fat Kid Rules the World

Luke Bonanno @ DVDizzy.com

  • Excerpt: Fat Kid Rules the World is not a movie that will appeal to a wide audience, but those that find this film, quite possibly entering with an appreciation for the novel, might like it. While director Matthew Lillard and company make more good choices than bad ones, the subject matter — suicidalness, punk rock, prescription drugs — surely will not be everyone’s cup of tea.

Fill the Void

Stephen Saito @ The Moveable Fest

  • Excerpt: In making a film about a young woman forced to find her place in a devout Hasidic community, a first-time director finds a way to stand out with this Sundance ’13 selection.

Hard Romanticker

Peter Nellhaus @ Coffee Coffee and more Coffee

Leviathan

Philip Concannon @ Phil on Film

Pablo’s Winter

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

Pit Stop

Stephen Saito @ The Moveable Fest

  • Excerpt: A gentle drama makes the connections that its characters are incapable of expressing in small-town Texas in this Sundance ’13 NEXT selection.

Wolf Children

Jennie Kermode @ Eye For Film

2012 Films

5 Broken Cameras

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The Amazing Spider-Man

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Amour

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The Awakening

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The Cabin in the Woods

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Citadel

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Dangerous Liaisons

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The Dark Knight Rises

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Django Unchained

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The Five-Year Engagement

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Hotel Transylvania

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House at the End of the Street

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The Hunger Games

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The Impossible

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The Imposter

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Jack Reacher

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Lawless

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Les Misérables

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Liberal Arts

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Life of Pi

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Moonrise Kingdom

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Not Fade Away

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On the Road

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The Paperboy

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Quartet

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Rust and Bone

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Searching for Sugar Man

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Silver Linings Playbook

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The Sweeney

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Tai Chi 0

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That’s My Boy

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Total Recall

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V/H/S

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West of Memphis

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