Mathieu Amalric as a Roman Polanski look-alike and Emmanuelle Seigner — the director's real-life wife — play psychosexual mind games in Venus in Fur. Mars Distribution hide caption

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum age out of high school in a Jump Street sequel that doesn't mess with its successful formula. Sony Pictures hide caption

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In Supermensch, talent agent Shep Gordon recalls arriving in Los Angeles in 1968, dropping acid and getting slugged by a woman who later identified herself as Janis Joplin. Dogwoof Films hide caption

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Filth is based on a novel by Irvine Welsh — who also wrote the profane, drug-fueled epic Trainspotting. James McAvoy plays Detective Sergeant Bruce Robertson — a bigoted junkie cop — with enough foul-mouthed sleaze to be thoroughly off-putting. Neil Davidson/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Professor Xavier and Magneto scheme to send Wolverine back to the Nixon-era past to avert a devastating war in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Alan Markfield/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Godzilla goes after San Francisco in this newest update to the classic monster movie. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Jesse Eisenberg's performance as mystery doppelgangers will have you seeing Double. Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Gugu Mbatha-Raw plays Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate daughter of a British admiral. David Appleby/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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In 'Belle,' A Complex Life Tangled In Class And Commerce

Bob Mondello reviews Belle, based on a true story about a child of an admiral and a Caribbean slave, raised as an aristocrat in 18th century England.

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Alex Brendemuehl plays a mysterious doctor, obsessed with perfection and purity, who befriends an Argentine family in The German Doctor. Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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John Turturro plays a gigolo — and Woody Allen is his pimp — in the new Fading Gigolo. Millennium Entertainment hide caption

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Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton play some really hip vampires in Jim Jarmusch's Only Lovers Left Alive. Sandro Kopp/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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