Mark JenkinsMark Jenkins reviews movies for NPR.org, as well as for reeldc.com, which covers the Washington, D.C., film scene with an emphasis on art, foreign and repertory cinema.
Never Let Me Go: After Rebecca (Eva Green) reconnects with Tommy (Matt Smith), a crush from her childhood — only to lose him soon after in an accident — she decides to give birth to his clone and raise him as her son.
Gang enforcer Mad Dog (Yayan Ruhian, right) fights off Indonesian SWAT agent Jaka (Joe Taslim) as Jaka's team invades a Jakarta tenement controlled by a brutal gangster.
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High-school student Kento Ito (right) and friends prepare for a Children's Day ceremony honoring Kento's little brother, Ritsu-kun, and others who perished in the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami of March 2011.
Uriel Shkolnik (Lior Ashkenazi, left) sits with his father and fellow Talmudic scholar Eliezer (Shlomo Bar Aba); when news of a singular honor comes for the latter, the two men's lives are thrown into turmoil.
Sony Pictures Classics
Fiona Gordon (left) plays a woman who claims to be a fairy and promises three wishes to hotel night clerk Dom (Domininque Abel). Gordon and Abel are two of the three co-writer-directors of The Fairy.
Laurent Thurin-Nal/Kino Lorber
British architect Norman Foster and his firm Foster and Partners designed the curved glass skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe, known informally as the Gherkin, that overlooks east London.
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Family Tradition: Richard Garriott, the first second-generation American astronaut, funded his $30 million trip to the International Space Station from the fortune he built designing computer games.
First Run Features
Suit Case: After taking refuge in a New York apartment building basement, Josh (Milo Ventimiglia) and other survivors of a massive attack combat threats from the outside — and their own spiraling paranoia.
Anchor Bay Films