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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nick Frost (from left), Eddie Marsan, Simon Pegg, Paddy Considine and Martin Freeman play a group of friends who reunite for a pub crawl challenge in The World's End. Laurie Sparham/Focus Features hide caption

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Jody Foster plays her political opposite as the brutal secretary of defense in Elysium. Kimberley French/Sony Pictures hide caption

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Shailene Woodley, who played George Clooney's rebellious daughter in The Descendants, turns in a splendidly calibrated performance as a soft-spoken good girl who falls hard for a high school party animal (Miles Teller) in The Spectacular Now. Wilford Harewood hide caption

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Ginger's (Sally Hawkins) best moments happen while in the company of a persistent suitor named Al (Louis C.K.). Merrick Morton /Sony Classics hide caption

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The new documentary Blackfish looks at the practice of keeping orca whales in captivity. EPK hide caption

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Based on a true story, Fruitvale Station won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Michael B. Jordan stars as Oscar Grant and Ariana Neal stars as his young daughter, Tatiana. Cait Adkins/ The Weinstein Co. hide caption

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Saoirse Ronan plays Eleanor, an ancient (and uncharacteristically ethical) vampire in Neil Jordan's Byzantium. IFC Films hide caption

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