Brothers Tommy (Ryan Jones) and Eric (Nathan Varnson), and their group of friends spend much of their summer hanging out in the woods and abandoned buildings near their small New Jersey town. Courtesy of Tribeca Film hide caption

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Ila (Emma Watson) and her husband, Shem, are two passengers aboard the ark built by Noah to escape God's flood in Noah, Darren Aronofsky's imagining of the biblical tale. Courtesy of Paramount Pictures hide caption

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Send Out The Doves: 'Noah' Lands On Solid Ground

Critic Bob Mondello says Darren Aronofsky's take on the story of Noah and the flood mixes wild invention and digital magic to create a surprisingly credible biblical epic.

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Stacy Martin (right, with Sophie Kennedy Clark) plays the younger version of Charlotte Gainsbourg's sex-addict protagonist in Lars von Trier's Nymphomaniac — a study of sex and intimacy that's calculated, characteristically for this director, to provoke. Christian Geisnaes/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Addicted To Sex, But Not Really Having Much Fun

The first volume of Lars von Trier's four-hour Nymphomaniac is in theaters this week. NPR's Bob Mondello says it's racy, sure — but oddly funny, too.

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'Nymphomaniac': Chasing Sex, But Only On Her Terms

Charlotte Gainsbourg and newcomer Stacy Martin anchor Lars von Trier's four-hour inquiry into the nature of impulse and desire.

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James (James Franco) is a retired actor who may or may not be suffering from a degenerative mental illness in Maladies, an art film from New York painter, sculptor and filmmaker Carter. Tribeca Films hide caption

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Nazanin Boniadi (left) occasionally lights up the screen as the lovestruck Shirin, but in the end her performance is hemmed in by the flatness of the film she anchors. Katrina Wan PR hide caption

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