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Rated: R.

Racial politics and armed robbery collide in this tense, psychological thriller where nothing is what it seems. A small southern town – close-knit and all-white – suffers its first-ever armed bank robbery. The thief is masked, but the video surveillance seems to indicate the criminal is African American. Within minutes of the crime, a lone black man is found walking along a nearby rural road. No ID, wearing a dirt-streaked undershirt as if he's recently buried something. No explanation for his behavior and little cooperation. Case closed? Maybe. Or maybe it's just the beginning.

Rated: NR.

A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of the law, and the main suspect in the killings – a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.

Rated: PG13.

A pariah playboy (Scott Speedman) falls for a sheltered beauty (Evan Rachel Wood) who charms his family while accompanying him to his brother's wedding in this romance from director Andrew Fleming (Nancy Drew, Hamlet 2). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG13.

Set during World War II, somewhere in Romania. A German soldier is found dead near a village, and the local authorities must finger the culprit or they will all be shot by Nazis the following morning. There's no way to identify the guilty party, but there is Ipu (Gérard Depardieu), the madman of the village, who the town leaders, led by Father Johanis (Harvey Keitel), pressure to claim responsibility for the soldier's death and die to save their skins. A farce seen through the eyes of a young village boy, we witness the comedy and horror of human nature as the villagers manipulate one another—even the ones you'd least expect ...

Rated: PG.

Director Kasi Lemmons updates Langston Hughes' acclaimed play for the screen in this inspirational musical drama with a positive spiritual message. Langston (Jacob Latimore) is a street-smart Baltimore teen who lives with his single mother Naima (Jennifer Hudson). It's Christmas, and this year Jordan is traveling to New York City for a stay with his distant relatives Reverend Cornell (Forest Whitaker) and Aretha Cobbs (Angela Bassett). When Reverent Cornell's strict rules prove too oppressive for the rebellious teen to handle, however, Jordan decides he'd rather spend the holidays with his mother, and embarks on an eye-opening journey that teaches him the true importance of faith and family. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG13.

A motor-mouthed high-school security guard joins his prospective brother-in-law, a decorated police detective, on a shift along the mean streets of Atlanta and learns that life on the force is no picnic in this action comedy from director Tim Story (Fantastic Four, Think Like a Man). Ben (Kevin Hart) longs to marry his gorgeous girlfriend Angela (Tika Sumpter), but before he can propose he must first get the approval of her tough-as-nails brother James (Ice Cube), a top detective in the Atlanta Police Department. When aspiring police officer Ben gets accepted into the academy, he finally musters the courage to ask for James' blessings. Still unconvinced that Ben has what it takes to provide for his beloved baby sister, James invites Ben on a ride-along through the toughest parts of town. At first James' efforts to terrify the young trainee go perfectly according to plan, but once the pair incur the wrath of Atlanta's most feared criminal, all bets are off. John Leguizamo and Laurence Fishburne co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: NR.

Inspired by the controversy surrounding William Friedkin's gay-themed 1980 thriller Cruising, filmmakers James Franco and Travis Matthews team up for this experimental drama that aims to recreate the 40 minutes of sexually explicit scenes that the MPAA demanded be removed from the film in order for it to secure an "R" rating. Due to the fact that the scenes in question were never screened publicly, no one except for the studio and the MPAA can be certain of exactly how far they went. As a result, the making of Cruising has become the stuff of legend in Hollywood. In Interior. Leather Bar. we follow actor Val Lauren as he participates in the production of Cruising, and witness his reaction to the homosexual acts that were deemed too explicit to be included in a mainstream film. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: NR.

Debauched L.A. cops harass bored teenagers, haphazardly shoot citizens, and indulge in sexual fetishes in this episodic comedy from Rubber writer/director Quentin Dupieux. Mark Burnham, Ray Wise, Eric Wareheim, Marilyn Manson, Steve Little, and Jon Lajoie star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: NR.

A Catholic priest who has fought to suppress his homosexual impulses falls under the spell of a troubled teen in this sensitive drama from director Malgorzata Szumowska. Adam (Andrzej Chyra) entered the priesthood at 21. He's dedicated his life to helping teens with behavioral problems, and has embraced a life of celibacy in an effort to combat his feelings for the same sex. Adam's closely guarded secret threatens to become public knowledge, however, when he befriends a misfit adolescent named Lukasz (Mateusz Kosciukiewicz), who stirs feelings deep within Adam that are far too powerful to deny. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: R.

Young Army Reserve enlistee Jack Farmer (Luke Moran) experiences an intense crisis of conscience after becoming a prison guard at Abu Ghraib in Iraq, where his commanding officer (Sean Astin) coerces him into using intense interrogation techniques on a terrified detainee (Omid Abtahi) who appears to have committed no crime. Before long, the soldier who joined the military to defend his country begins to unravel due to the inhuman treatment he witnesses in a daily basis. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG.

A scheming squirrel named Surly (voiced by Will Arnett) gathers a crackerjack crew of critters to pull off a heist of the local nut shop so that they will have enough food to make it through the winter. Liam Neeson, Brendan Fraser, Katherine Heigl, and Gabriel Iglesias also lend their voices to this upbeat animated caper comedy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG.

In this comedic adaptation of James Thurber's short story, Ben Stiller stars as Walter, a milquetoast proofreader for a magazine publishing firm. Walter is constitutionally incapable of standing up for himself, so he retreats into his fantasy world, where he is heroic, poised, self-assured, and the master of his fate. Stiller directed from a script by Steven Conrad, with Kristen Wiig, Patton Oswalt, and Shirley MacLaine rounding out the starring cast. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi

Rated: R.

Director Ralph Fiennes teams with screenwriter Abi Morgan to adapt Claire Tomalin's book detailing the clandestine, 13-year-long love affair between celebrated English author Charles Dickens (Fiennes) and 18-year-old actress Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones), whose name was effectively erased from the history books following Dickens' death in 1870. Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Hollander costar. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: R.

Inseparable since grade school, virginal high-school seniors Michael (Nicholas Braun) and Matty (Hunter Cope) make a pact to get one another laid before prom night. Their plan hits an unexpected hitch, however, when one of them decides to come out of the closet. Nick Offerman, Gary Cole, and Megan Mullally also star in this compassionate coming-of-age comedy from director Chris Nelson (Ass Backwards). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG13.

Billy Campbell, Angus Macfadyen, and Peter Fonda star in this Civil War drama adapted from Harold Frederic's novel The Copperhead, and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell (Gettysburg, Gods and Generals). Set in the fall of 1862, the story details the hardships endured by an upstate New York farmer branded a "Copperhead" by his government and his neighbors for believing that the war was futile, and advocating that the Northern states negotiate a peace treaty with the South. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Rated: PG13.

The title character of Stephen Frears' Philomena is played by Judi Dench. She is an elderly Irish woman who, as a teenager, gave birth while she was working at a convent. The Catholic Church had the child adopted, and now, decades later, Philomena is introduced to Martin Sixsmith (Steve Coogan), onetime government spokesperson who is now working as a freelance journalist. Martin agrees to help Philomena look for her son, and the trail takes them to the United States, and brings them face-to-face with some long-buried secrets. All the while, the type-A Martin and the ceaselessly charming Philomena learn to trust each other. Philomena screened at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

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