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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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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Boozy Bromance 'World's End' Rises Above Its Lowbrow Tactics

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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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A Future Where Class Warfare Is Much More Than A Metaphor

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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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A Good Girl And A Lost Boy, Looking For A Way Forward

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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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'Blue' Rhapsodies: Woody Allen, In Need Of New Tricks

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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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Two Documentaries Examine Violence, Human And Animal

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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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Introducing Oscar Grant, The Man Behind The Headlines

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Armie Hammer stars as the Lone Ranger in a new Disney adaptation. Film Frame/Disney hide caption

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'The Lone Ranger': Summer Fun With Manifest Destiny

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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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Two Master Moviemakers, Two Singularly Fine Films

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Fran Kranz stars as Claudio in Joss Whedon's new take on Shakespeare's classic comedy Much Ado About Nothing. Elsa Guillet-Chapuis/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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Whedon's Touch Finds A Match With 'Much Ado'

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In The East, Ellen Page (left) and Alexander Skarsgard play members of an anarchist eco-terrorist collective. Fox Searchlight hide caption

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Rediscover Your Inner Anarchist In The Anti-Corporate 'East'

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Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy reprise their roles as Jesse and Celine in Before Midnight, the latest in Richard Linklater's series about a couple's relationship over the years. Despina Spyrou/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Two New Stories With A New-Wave Vibe

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Zoe Saldana is Uhura and Zachary Quinto is Spock in the new J.J. Abrams-directed Star Trek: Into Darkness, the 12th installment in the franchise. Zade Rosenthal/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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'Into Darkness,' Boldly And With A Few Twists

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