Middle-Aged And Divorced, 'Gloria' Takes On Life's Uncertainties

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Chris Pine and Keira Knightley anchor Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, opposite Kevin Costner as a CIA veteran and Kenneth Branagh as the story's big bad. Larry Horricks/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Jack Ryan Gets A Makeover, And A Quick Trip To Moscow

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'Invisible Woman' Charts Charles Dickens' Hidden Relationship

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In the sci-fi romance Her, a lonely man (Joaquin Phoenix) finds love in a rather unexpected place — with a computer operating system named Samantha. Warner Bros. hide caption

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A Man And His Machine, Finding Out What Love Is

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A '70s con-artist couple (Christian Bale and Amy Adams) are forced to team up with an FBI agent (Bradley Cooper, right) in American Hustle, inspired by a real-life sting targeting corrupt politicians. Francois Duhamel/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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A 'Hustle' With Flow (And Plenty Of Flair)

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In the Coen brothers' latest film, down and out Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is trying to make ends meet as a folk singer in New York in the early 1960s. Alison Rosa/Long Strange Trip/CBS Films hide caption

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Great Soundtrack Aside, 'Inside Llewyn Davis' Hits A Sour Note

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After 20 years in captivity, Joe (Josh Brolin) is released into the world with a hammer and an appetite for revenge in Oldboy, a Spike Lee remake of the 2003 South Korean film. Hilary Bronwyn Gayle/FilmDistrict hide caption

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A Korean Cult Thriller Gets A Spike Lee Makeover

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David (Will Forte, left) and his father, Woody (Bruce Dern, center), take time out of their quixotic journey to stop in Woody's small Nebraska hometown — where Woody's old business partner, Ed (Stacy Keach), is still nursing a grudge. Merie W. Wallace/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Across 'Nebraska,' On A Journey That Goes Beyond The Trip

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Blue Is the Warmest Color chronicles the love affair between high school student Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos, left) and Emma (Léa Seydoux), who is older and more experienced. IFC Films/Sundance Selects/Wild Bunch hide caption

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In Emotionally Charged 'Blue,' Sex Is Graphic, But Not Gratuitous

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Robert Redford stars in All Is Lost as a solitary man struggling to make his yacht seaworthy again after it collides with a rogue shipping container adrift in the Indian Ocean. Richard Foreman/Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate hide caption

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At Home At Sea: Robert Redford, At His Best Alone

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Barkhad Abdi (middle) plays Muse, the leader of a band of Somali pirates who take over a freighter in Captain Phillips. Hopper Stone/Columbia Pictures hide caption

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A Pirate Saga More Sobering Than Swashbuckling

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In Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity, Sandra Bullock plays Ryan Stone, an astronaut careening through space after an accident. Warner Bros. hide caption

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Houston, We Have A Space Flick: A Sentimental Mission In Zero 'Gravity'

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt --€” in his writing and directing debut --€” plays Jon, a porn addict with no interest in relationships until Barbara (Scarlett Johansson) changes things. Relativity Media hide caption

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Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon' Is An Openhearted Directorial Debut

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James Gandolfini plays a divorced TV archivist who falls in love with a divorced masseuse, played by Julia-Louis Dreyfus, in Nicole Holofcener'€™s Enough Said. Lacey Terrell/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Gandolfini Is So Vivid In 'Enough Said,' You Forget He's Gone

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In Short Term 12 — named for the youth facility where it's primarily set — John Gallagher Jr. and Brie Larson play young counselors not too far removed from their own adolescent struggles. Cinedigm hide caption

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Reaching Across What's Broken, 'Short Term' Fix Or No

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